Wet Sticky Fondant

Decorating By Eva2 Updated 6 Aug 2010 , 4:44am by microbiology1

Eva2 Posted 5 Aug 2010 , 3:29pm
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I put fondant on three cakes last night. It was hot in my house so I put allthe cakes in the frig. This the cakes were very cold, so I took them out and put them on the table. When I went back into the kitchen I noticed that the fondant was wet and sticky. I had to go to work so I just left them there. Will they be all right?

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mamawrobin Posted 5 Aug 2010 , 4:27pm
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Once they come to room temperature they're suppose to be. This is one reason I NEVER refrigerate a cake.

microbiology1 Posted 6 Aug 2010 , 4:44am
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Yes, but if you shaped the fondant (i.e. I curled up the sides of a lily pad) you won't be able to recover that shape because it will stick to everything else. But yes, the shiny, sticky look and feel goes away.

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