Help! My Fondant Dries Out When I Tint It.

Decorating By trinity021 Updated 29 Nov 2009 , 8:29pm by leah_s

trinity021 Posted 29 Nov 2009 , 7:32pm
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Everytime I tint my fondant (I use Satin Ice), it gets kind of crumbly and dry looking. When I roll it out, it gets cracks all in it. HELP! What am I doing wrong? This last time I kept my hands coated in crisco hoping it would help, but it didn't. Is it too much dye? Am I kneading it too much? Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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leah_s Posted 29 Nov 2009 , 8:29pm
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I'd vote for way too much dye. That's why I keep a 2# container of all the colors of SatinIce on hand. You can mix colored fondant together all day long without problem.

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