Making Drapes - Add Modeling Chocolate To Fondant/gumpaste?

Decorating By Joanne1944 Updated 24 May 2010 , 11:09pm by Joanne1944

Joanne1944 Posted 24 May 2010 , 2:24am
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What is the best mixture to make drapes out of? I usually use a 50/50 mixture of fondant and gumpaste.
Would adding modeling chocolate make the dough more flexible and give me more time to work with it?

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BlakesCakes Posted 24 May 2010 , 3:34am
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I've added modeling chocolate to fondant to make drapes. I think Jennifer Dontz does the same and her draping is lovely.

I find that I can roll it thru my KA pasta roller and it's nice and flexible--doesn't get "elephant skin" on the pleats of the drape as it dries, either.


icer101 Posted 24 May 2010 , 3:41am
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I use modeling chocolate and fondant mixed for something like this also. I wouldn,t use the gumpaste. But this is just my opinion. hth

Toptier Posted 24 May 2010 , 4:43am
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I'm with Blakes cakes and Icer on this one, yes to modeling chocolate/fondant mix. You can roll it very thin, it doesn't strech, and it's strong.

Joanne1944 Posted 24 May 2010 , 11:09pm
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Thanks. I am going to try fondant/modeling chocolate. What are the correct proportions of each?

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