Black Fondant And Cornstarch

Decorating By MollyHammond Updated 3 Jun 2011 , 10:29pm by JessicakesBakes

MollyHammond Posted 3 Jun 2011 , 8:34pm
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I need to cover a piece of cardboard for the top of a graduation cap with black fondant. How do I get the cornstarch off of the black fondant after I get it attatched?

5 replies
TexasSugar Posted 3 Jun 2011 , 8:35pm
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Softly brush off what you can, then rub crisco over the whole thing.

Davwattie Posted 3 Jun 2011 , 9:41pm
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I sometimes use cocoa powder to roll out black or chocolate fondant so it doesnt stand out like the flour/corn starch does.

Never had a problem

Karen421 Posted 3 Jun 2011 , 9:56pm
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I either steam my cake, if I want a shine or use Everclear and wipe it down with that, if I don't want a shine. icon_smile.gif

BlakesCakes Posted 3 Jun 2011 , 10:20pm
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Don't roll the black paste out on CS. Just roll it out on shortening. No cleanup necessary.

Rae

JessicakesBakes Posted 3 Jun 2011 , 10:29pm
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steamer works great!

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