Can I Leave Fondant Out Overnight?

Decorating By TheBlonde Updated 13 Jul 2010 , 1:05pm by TheBlonde

TheBlonde Posted 13 Jul 2010 , 12:04pm
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I have two cakes due on Sunday. I will be covering them in fondant on Thursday night which means I will be making my MMF Wednesday night. My MMF always comes out rock hard when I put it in the fridge. Can I leave it out Wednesday night on the counter without a problem (obviously wrapped tight)

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mamawrobin Posted 13 Jul 2010 , 12:15pm
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I make my own fondant and I NEVER refrigerate unless I have extra and it isn't going to be used in the next week or so. Yes, your fondant will be fine kept at room temperature.

ALVARGA Posted 13 Jul 2010 , 12:19pm
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I make my own MMF and never, ever refrigerate it. I kust wrap it in plastic wrap well and then store it in a ziplock plastic bag. Once it is on the cake I also leave the cake out on the table overnight. Never had a problem. icon_smile.gif

TheBlonde Posted 13 Jul 2010 , 1:05pm
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Great! Thanks! I was hoping that it was ok. I can't stand trying to microwave it to soften it and then trying to knead it!

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