Help! My Fondant Cracks

Decorating By bensmama18 Updated 16 Apr 2010 , 9:34pm by catlharper

bensmama18 Posted 16 Apr 2010 , 3:52am
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Ok so i try and make my items before so they dry and get hard... but then when i move them... the flat pieces... they crack!!! what am i doing wrong? icon_cry.gif

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minicuppie Posted 16 Apr 2010 , 1:19pm
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Too dry..knead in some veg shortening.

leah_s Posted 16 Apr 2010 , 1:22pm
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And make sure you're rolling it out on a thin film of veg shortening - NOT powdered sugar or cornstarch.

catlharper Posted 16 Apr 2010 , 9:34pm
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Rule of thumb is: if it's cracking, knead in more shortening, if it's sticky, knead in more powdered sugar. HTH

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