Fondant...

Decorating By Ash19 Updated 29 Jan 2010 , 3:01pm by Ash19

Ash19 Posted 28 Jan 2010 , 8:38pm
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I made some choc MMF and used it to shape some teddy bears, but the fondant is very heavy like and it is starting to "squash" down...what can I do to make it not slump down so much??

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Rylan Posted 28 Jan 2010 , 8:47pm
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I have no idea how tylose performs in MMF but I just add tylose on my fondant.

FullHouse Posted 28 Jan 2010 , 8:47pm
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I prefer Michele Foster's Fondant or commercial brands for figures, I've found MMF to be too soft. If you only have MMFm try adding some tylose to it to firm it up, or mix it 50/50 with commercial brand.

Tiffany29 Posted 28 Jan 2010 , 8:50pm
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Do you have any tylose powder? I use it in mmf to help it keep it's shape. It will help speed up the drying process too.

Renaejrk Posted 29 Jan 2010 , 4:35am
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Just be careful not to add too much, it will be harder to shape because it bounces back too much.

panchanewjersey Posted 29 Jan 2010 , 4:45am
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Tylose works well with MMF I've used it, works well.

Ash19 Posted 29 Jan 2010 , 3:01pm
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Thanks ya'll! I think I'll try the Tylose.... icon_smile.gif

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