How Do I Get My Fondant Smoother To Work?

Decorating By SweetsbyLadawn Updated 20 Sep 2010 , 10:00am by online_annie

SweetsbyLadawn Posted 19 Sep 2010 , 11:42am
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The stupid thing just sticks. I dust it with pwdered sugar and that doesn't help...I use my hands.

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mimi4bye Posted 19 Sep 2010 , 11:54am
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Maybe it's not the smoother but the fondant... What type of fondant is it? Sounds like it is a bit too sticky. I haven't had this problem before with my smoother. Hmmmmm

online_annie Posted 19 Sep 2010 , 12:19pm
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I've had this problem before. Trust me, it's not you. It's your fondant. mimi4bye is correct, your fondant is sticky. I never use powdered sugar, I use cornstarch. Buy a pair of Knee Highs, fill the toe with cornstarch, tie in a knot, cut off the excess. LIGHTLY dust your cake and paddles with cornstarch. It doesn't take much. I use cornstarch for dusting the fondant and roller too. If you do that, you don't have to dust your cake before smoothing. HTH.

SweetsbyLadawn Posted 20 Sep 2010 , 1:23am
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Thank you I will try that...I use the fondant that "cake boss" use cant for the life of me remember.

online_annie Posted 20 Sep 2010 , 10:00am
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I believe they also use Satin Ice. That is the only fondant I use as well.

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