Drying Fondant Or Gumpaste Decorations

Decorating By Kris0710 Updated 17 May 2012 , 9:31pm by jgifford

Kris0710 Posted 17 May 2012 , 7:29pm
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Has anyone ever tried using a food dehydrator to help fondant and gumpaste decorations dry a bit quicker?? We are coming up on humid Michigan summer weather and I am looking for ways to cut down on setting time....

Thanks!

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kakeladi Posted 17 May 2012 , 9:28pm
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Yes, it's been discussed.
Also, preheating an oven to lowest possible setting (200-250 degreesF) then *turning it off* and putting the items in there works for those who don't have a dehydrator.

jgifford Posted 17 May 2012 , 9:31pm
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I've set things in my oven overnight with just the light on. They turned out a little oily, but, man, were they stiff!

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