Freezing A Cake For Covering With Fondant

Decorating By mindy1204 Updated 7 Apr 2010 , 11:43am by charlene008

mindy1204 Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 11:19am
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I made a small cake and froze it for about an hour to try to get a smoother look when covering with fondant. As soon as I took it out of the freezer I started working with my fondant. Once the fondant was on it was so sticky and wet looking is this normal?

I added the decorations and it was like glue, I couldnt move it around at all.

I used Rhondas MMF. And the fondant was made on Friday.

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charlene008 Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 11:43am
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Your cake is thawing out under the fondant and causing the moisture. Moisture makes the fondant sticky. I usually thaw my cakes out before covering them in fondant. Maybe let it sit till it stops sweating and dries out before trying to do anything else to it.

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