Fondant Decorations When To Make

Decorating By lealea37 Updated 19 May 2010 , 5:20am by keriskreations

lealea37 Posted 19 May 2010 , 2:35am
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how far in advance can i make decorations with fondant ?

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ceshell Posted 19 May 2010 , 5:07am
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As far in advance as you'd like. A few days, weeks, whatever. Keep them in a sealed container if you want them to remain soft, or keep them in a protected but not airtight container (such as: a cardboard box) if you want them to dry out.

keriskreations Posted 19 May 2010 , 5:20am
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For me, it depends on what I'm making. If it's a topper or something that will "stand" on the cake, I'd make it a few days ahead of time and then let it sit out, so it gets a little hard. If it's something that I'm putting on the cake itself (such as stripes, polka dots), I typically do that as I decorate - that way they aren't rock hard, and still pliable if needed.

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