Black Fondant Tearing

Decorating By tonimaloney Updated 17 Dec 2010 , 11:49pm by tonimaloney

tonimaloney Posted 17 Dec 2010 , 8:44pm
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help! i have the fondant out as we speak... i didnt have time to make it so i bought some at michael's... the darn fondant tears every time i roll it out or try to lay it on the cake. i've used PS, CS, crisco, everything i can think of. i've gone thru so much fondant already and i have no more time! please, any suggestions will help, thanks!

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what_a_cake Posted 17 Dec 2010 , 8:53pm
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is it Duff's? try microwaving 15 seconds and knead knead knead until really soft. Don't add anything else it should work. This brand es extremely elastic and pliable

Coral3 Posted 17 Dec 2010 , 9:51pm
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I used pre-coloured red fondant once (and ONLY once!!) and had the same problem. I don't know how to 'fix' the fondant so it doesn't tear, I'm interested to hear what others suggest.

tonimaloney Posted 17 Dec 2010 , 11:49pm
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i finally got the cake done - thanks for the help 'what_a_cake' and to coral... it was a pain in the you know what... i will NEVER buy pre-colored fondant again. ever.

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