Fondant Figures Go Flat??

Decorating By Rayray83 Updated 2 Feb 2010 , 7:08pm by Deb_

Rayray83 Posted 2 Feb 2010 , 6:51pm
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Any tips or ideas would be very helpful.

So here is my problem, every time I make any fondant figure it flattens out or dose not hold its shape very well. icon_cry.gif

Anyone with any tips or advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks so much icon_smile.gif

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Rylan Posted 2 Feb 2010 , 7:06pm
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Add some tylose, gum trag or cmc to stiffen it up.

Deb_ Posted 2 Feb 2010 , 7:08pm
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Try mixing in a bit of Tylose powder.

I add about 1/2 tsp Tylose to about a 3 - 4" size ball of fondant, kneed it in well you'll begin to feel the fondant become more elasticy (not a word lol).

It will help your fondant figures dry quicker/harder.

Also if you place the figures on a piece of sponge it will not flatten as much as it dries.

If you don't have Tylose you can mix 50/50 fondant/gumpaste together for the same result.

HTH

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