Help Hardening Fondant

Decorating By countrygirlz Updated 17 Jun 2011 , 2:48pm by quietude

countrygirlz Posted 17 Jun 2011 , 12:37pm
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I'm having trouble getting my fondant to dry and know that there is something to add to it to make it harden faster........any help??

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Texas_Rose Posted 17 Jun 2011 , 12:52pm
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Tylose or gum-tex. Just knead a little bit in until the fondant starts to feel stiffer.

countrygirlz Posted 17 Jun 2011 , 1:02pm
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I tried gum-tex last time I decorated a cake maybe I just need to use alittle bit more this time, it seemed like alot but must not have been enough. Thanks for your help!

1cakeup Posted 17 Jun 2011 , 2:20pm
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Gum Tragacanth works really well . You add one teaspoon per pound of fondant and a little extra if the humidity level is high. I use this whenever I run out of store bought gum paste.

quietude Posted 17 Jun 2011 , 2:48pm
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Originally Posted by 1cakeup

Gum Tragacanth works really well . You add one teaspoon per pound of fondant and a little extra if the humidity level is high. I use this whenever I run out of store bought gum paste.




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