Cracking Fondant

Decorating By rc4642 Updated 5 Dec 2009 , 5:41am by rc4642

rc4642 Posted 4 Dec 2009 , 2:31pm
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I'm covering a 6" cake and the fondant keeps cracking .... what am I doing wrong?

5 replies
metria Posted 4 Dec 2009 , 2:52pm
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is it homemade fondant? i usually add shortening, water, or more melted marshmallows to my MMF. if it's store bought, i'm not too sure ... i think you can still add shortening. i read somewhere you can add glycerin?

TexasSugar Posted 4 Dec 2009 , 3:16pm
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Cracking how or when? Do you happen to have a picture?

dsilvest Posted 4 Dec 2009 , 3:34pm
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Did you knead it really well before applying it. The kneading will help bring the proper texture back.

FlourPots Posted 4 Dec 2009 , 3:44pm
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You can try microwaving it then rolling it out.

rc4642 Posted 5 Dec 2009 , 5:41am
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Thank you so much for your advice...

What actually happened was I made a 50/50 mix and forgot to label it....

Thanks Again!!!

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