Cracking Fondant

Decorating By MizzMinor Updated 3 Jul 2010 , 4:23pm by brincess_b

MizzMinor Posted 3 Jul 2010 , 4:00pm
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I cant get my fondant not to crack. What am I doing wrong?

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Cakelayer Posted 3 Jul 2010 , 4:21pm
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Usually it means that you need to add some shortening, too dry. Or it could me that you're rolling it too thin.

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brincess_b Posted 3 Jul 2010 , 4:23pm
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What fondant do you use? Helps us to help you, but if it's home made, the recipe might need adjusted.
How do you roll it out - ps could be drying it out, so try trex.
Do you knead it properly?
How long is it out for - if it sits uncovered or u spend too long rolling and re-rolling it, it will dry out.
When does it crack? Affects what the cause night be. If it's when you move the cake, you probably need a thicker base.
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