Fondant Panels Q-Please Help!!

Decorating By rb822 Updated 20 Dec 2010 , 3:49pm by rb822

rb822 Posted 20 Dec 2010 , 3:13pm
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i am doing a shopping bag cake and the panels have been drying about 24 hours. they are mostly fondant with a bit of gumpaste. they are just not drying fully! i tried lifting one and it started to crease. is there any way to get it to dry quicker? someone mentioned freezing it, but that kind of scares me.
can i attach it carefully before its fully dried?
please please help this needs to be delivered tom. morning! u decorate the panel before attaching?

3 replies
kathys90 Posted 20 Dec 2010 , 3:35pm
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Try putting it in the oven for a heat, just lay them on a cookie sheet and place them in....that tends to harden things up a bit quicker.

brincess_b Posted 20 Dec 2010 , 3:45pm
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if using the oven, put the light on too!
have you flipped them, so the other side can dry?
try drying them on a sponge too.
never made one so i cant really help - but my concern about doing it before its dried would be that it couldnt support its own weight, and would wrinkle! unless it is small panels.
i know pink cake box have a video for a shoe box on you tube where they talk about freezing panels.

rb822 Posted 20 Dec 2010 , 3:49pm
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okay, so putting them on a sponge in the oven on the other side!
thanks for your help!

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