Fondant Crumbles

Decorating By jeallen Updated 29 Jun 2013 , 2:20am by bananabread

jeallen Posted 24 Oct 2009 , 3:33pm
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I am having trouble with my fondant crumbling. What do I need to add or do to prevent this. I made the fondant and it was smooth and beautiful at first. I wrapped it in several layers of plastic wrap and let it sit overnight. When I went to use it, I put a little Gum-Tex in the fondant and worked it in because my instructor said that this would help. If anyone has any ideas that will help me salvage this fondant, please answer. Thanks.

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jillangel Posted 24 Oct 2009 , 10:44pm
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If mine is crumbly I add a bit of crisco and knead it in and sometimes I'll put it in the microwave at half power for a few seconds at a time til it starts getting workable. All depends on what is working for me that day. HTH!

JenniferMI Posted 25 Oct 2009 , 1:41pm
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I only use my semi-homemade white chocolate fondant and NEVER have those issues. Never get the elephant skin cracking either... you could try adding some fat to yours. If you need help, yell (PM me)

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caenana Posted 29 Jun 2013 , 1:36am
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Do you used crisco shortening or liquid oil

bananabread Posted 29 Jun 2013 , 2:20am
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what type of fondant are you making, what récipe do you use?

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