Cleaning Stencil Between Uses?

Decorating By vdrsolo Updated 23 Feb 2010 , 4:44pm by vdrsolo

vdrsolo Posted 23 Feb 2010 , 3:52pm
post #1 of 6

I'm going to be using the same stencil on several sides of a 4 tier cake. The cake is white fondant and the stenciling will be in black royal. Do I need to clean the stencil between each use, or can I use it a few times before cleaning, or can I do the entire job. I'm just wondering if I need to get a couple of stencils instead of one so I don't have to stop while the other one is drying. Thanks!

5 replies
2SchnauzerLady Posted 23 Feb 2010 , 4:03pm
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I would like to know this myself!

greengyrl26 Posted 23 Feb 2010 , 4:09pm
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I just rinse it off with warm water, pat it dry with a paper towel and go back to work.

ShiaCakes Posted 23 Feb 2010 , 4:21pm
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You absolutely must clean it. Or else, um, you would smear it on the fondant.

tracycakes Posted 23 Feb 2010 , 4:27pm
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yes, you need to clean between each use.

vdrsolo Posted 23 Feb 2010 , 4:44pm
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Thanks, that is what I was assuming, that it needed to be cleaned. I'll probably go ahead and get 3 of the same one so they can be drying while I'm working (I'm going to be using it 16 times).

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