Please Answer: ) Drying Ri

Baking By traceyjade Updated 22 Dec 2009 , 8:31pm by luv2bake6

traceyjade Posted 22 Dec 2009 , 6:37am
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Hi, I was asked to make decorated gingerbread cookies for someone and they want them earlier then expected, my question is...Is there a way of drying the royal icing quicker? If made in the morning can they be ok for the same evening? Thanks

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JGMB Posted 22 Dec 2009 , 1:12pm
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I would think they'd be fine, but I'm no expert. Also, I read on here that some people use one of those goose-neck desk lamps so that they can focus the light directly on the cookies to help them dry faster. HTH!

bonniebakes Posted 22 Dec 2009 , 3:01pm
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I dry mine for 12-24 hours before stacking and bagging. Here is another thread that has some ideas and some links to info about drying RI faster.

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-663111-.html

luv2bake6 Posted 22 Dec 2009 , 8:31pm
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That's annoying! Don't people realize that these things are made fresh to order and that we don't pull them out of the freezer as needed?

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