Mmf Problems With Consistency

Decorating By Nazarine Updated 24 Jul 2011 , 6:23am by Nazarine

Nazarine Posted 24 Jul 2011 , 4:26am
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Over the last few months, I've made a total of 5 batches of MMF - first 2 times were awesome but the last 3 times...ugh. It breaks and cracks. It's a nightmare. I tried all the fixes and wind up with a mess in the trash. Then I got to thinking that the marshmallows might be the problem. I bought a ton of generic brand marshmallows on sale and have been using those instead of my normal Jet Puffed brand. Would MM brand make a difference? I'm not ready to give up on this yet. It's bugging me that I was able to make it perfectly the first 2 times and then it seemed to go downhill!

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CAKELADIE1 Posted 24 Jul 2011 , 4:39am
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Add some light corn syrup. Works great! No cracking or tearing. I use 1/4 cup for each two pound batch I make.

Nazarine Posted 24 Jul 2011 , 6:23am
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I have been using light corn syrup but only half of that amount. I'll try the 1/4 cup and see how that works. Thanks!

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