Poured Fondant

Baking By Cocobongo Updated 23 Sep 2010 , 2:05pm by SweetDreamsBoutique

Cocobongo Posted 19 Sep 2010 , 12:43pm
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Hi There

Can anyone tell me, if I melt fondant in the microwave, to pour onto cupcakes, do I add colouring paste before I melt it, or afterwards?

Many thanks

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lollyponpon Posted 19 Sep 2010 , 1:13pm
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i would vote after it is melted...hrrmmm...i'll watch for tips on this one!! icon_smile.gif

LaurenLuLu Posted 20 Sep 2010 , 12:21am
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Yep, after. Also, before you pour onto your cupcakes let the mixture cool a bit to thicken up like pancake syrup. Otherwise it will be a very thin coat and you will have to reapply or it'll just slide off.

Lakelover Posted 20 Sep 2010 , 12:54am
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You can melt the rolled fondant in the mircowave? I'm here and just want to clarify. Thanks!!

LaurenLuLu Posted 20 Sep 2010 , 2:28am
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No, it's not rolled fondant. Here's a link to a tutorial, omit the spaces

http:// joepastry. site. aplus. net/index. php?cat=63

playingwithsugar Posted 20 Sep 2010 , 2:59am
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The instructions do not allow for the fondant to be melted in the microwave. This fondant is very delicate, the type used on petit fours. You will end up with gritty icing.

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Lakelover Posted 20 Sep 2010 , 9:05am
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THANKS!!! So, glad I asked

Cocobongo Posted 20 Sep 2010 , 12:49pm
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Ok now I'm confused. I thought I saw somewhere that you can microwave rolled fontant with water, and melt it down to liquid, that you can pour over cupcakes.

kirigami Posted 22 Sep 2010 , 1:55am
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I melted MFF in the microwave, did not add anywater to it and used it on chocolate cupcakes. The taste was to die for.

Cocobongo Posted 23 Sep 2010 , 7:08am
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Thanks for all of the replies. I think I'll have a go and microwaving rolled fondants and see what happens :-0

Lakelover Posted 23 Sep 2010 , 8:56am
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Please post your results....love a good science experiment!!!

SweetDreamsBoutique Posted 23 Sep 2010 , 2:05pm
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I have seen rolled fondant melted before and cupcakes dipped in it. I personally haven't tried it yet, but would love to see everyone's results.

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