Flour Or Wet Spots On Fondont

Decorating By spinny Updated 22 Jan 2010 , 1:25am by prterrell

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spinny Posted 21 Jan 2010 , 1:20am
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how do i get flour/sugar or spots off of my finished cake

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catlharper Posted 21 Jan 2010 , 1:34am
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I don't use sugar/flour to roll out my fondant but rather a small amount of Crisco on the board and rolling pin. Makes the fondant a tad shiny and looking gorgeous!

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prterrell Posted 21 Jan 2010 , 1:40am
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There shouldn't be flour on your fondant in the first place!

Also, rolling out your fondant with powdered sugar will dry out the fondant.

As the PP stated, roll out your fondant using shortening on the board and the rolling pin.

I see in your title you mention wet spots. What did you get on your cake????

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tenleysmommy Posted 21 Jan 2010 , 1:44am
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please dont use flour,it will totally dry out your fondant,use cornstarch instead.

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spinny Posted 22 Jan 2010 , 12:46am
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hi i really meant sugar. what about chocolate fondont? thanks every one

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Rylan Posted 22 Jan 2010 , 1:15am
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When I use dark chocolate fondant, I just brush of as much cornstarch/sugar as I can and then wipe it off with a towel with a bit of shortening. I sometimes just super lightly damp my towel with water (again, very very little).

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spinny Posted 22 Jan 2010 , 1:23am
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thank you rylan

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prterrell Posted 22 Jan 2010 , 1:25am
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White or chocolate, I use shortening.

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