Fondant Help!!!

Decorating By AiringtonsCakes Updated 18 Feb 2011 , 3:08am by icer101

AiringtonsCakes Posted 18 Feb 2011 , 2:14am
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My fondant is not doing right. It is to dry and falling apart! I have been making the same fondant for 2 years and never had it do this before! What can I do to fix it. Cake is due in the morning and I have no more fondant1

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leah_s Posted 18 Feb 2011 , 2:23am
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Try adding some veg shortening. Just rub it on your hands and then use your hands to knead the fondant.

Crazboutcakes Posted 18 Feb 2011 , 2:34am
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Originally Posted by leah_s

Try adding some veg shortening. Just rub it on your hands and then use your hands to knead the fondant.




maybe you can answer me this question, I know that you can use shortning to help with the dryness, but I was told or read something about adding some light corn syruo to it also, have never tried it, have you heard of this before? A little icon_confused.gif

grandmomof1 Posted 18 Feb 2011 , 3:04am
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Try microwaving it for a few seconds, maybe 10 seconds or so. Be careful because it gets hot and soft fast. I heard the light karo syrup added to the elasticity of the fondant but have never tried it myself.

icer101 Posted 18 Feb 2011 , 3:08am
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Also, can,t you add a little glycerine? I have done this. I make regular fondant , not mmf.hth

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