Fondant Condensation Help

Decorating By annie84 Updated 20 Jun 2011 , 12:29am by BlakesCakes

annie84 Posted 19 Jun 2011 , 2:34pm
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I don't normally refrigerate my cakes that are covered in fondant but I did last night because it was ridiculously hot and the cake had a fruit filling. I now have a cake that is beyond wet. I touched the fondant on the board and it is almost gooey. The cake is being picked up in about 3 hours, I currently have it sitting out with a fan on it hoping that it will dry. Is there anything else that I can do? Or will this work?

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leah_s Posted 19 Jun 2011 , 3:14pm
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That's about it.

JodieF Posted 19 Jun 2011 , 9:26pm
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That will dry it...it just needs to evaporated, but don't touch it anymore. It'll leave marks!

Jodie

BlakesCakes Posted 20 Jun 2011 , 12:29am
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Next time this is an issue, box the room temp cake, wrap the box up well in saran several times, place in fridge. Remove from fridge a few hours before pickup/serving, keeping on all of the saran.

Unwrap--now that the cake is at room temp--and came to room temp while still wrapped--no condensation (unless is rainy or super humid and then all bets are off--everything will have condensation on it under those conditions).

Rae

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