Will Fondant Work?

Decorating By katnmouse Updated 3 Apr 2010 , 10:54pm by mamawrobin

katnmouse Posted 3 Apr 2010 , 2:24am
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I'm hosting a baby shower for a friend having twins. I was going with the "2 peas in a pod" theme and wanted to make some cake balls (we'll see since attempt 1 was a bust icon_redface.gif ) and put them inside fondant peapods. Would fondant dry firm enough to make an open top peapod? Would I need to mix it with gumpaste?

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paulstonia Posted 3 Apr 2010 , 3:24am
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It will dry, it just takes longer without gumpaste.

eccl1-12 Posted 3 Apr 2010 , 5:15am
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I agree fondant will dry, but it does take longer. I would personally make it out of either a mixture of both, or even all gumpaste, and let it get good and dry. I'm no expert though.

ChoueiriCakeCo Posted 3 Apr 2010 , 5:54pm
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If your fondant is too soft, the balls may lose their shape and be flat on one side. Try either fondant & tylose, or fondant & gumpaste mixture.

mamawrobin Posted 3 Apr 2010 , 10:54pm
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I like the 50/50 gumpaste/fondant mix.

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