eatmycakebaby Posted 2 Aug 2012 , 3:42am
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Hi yall, I am new to the cake world and I am having a problem with my fondant drying out while I'm coloring it and when I am kneading it.

*Should I only use crisco when I am kneading it or coloring it?

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kakedecorator Posted 4 Aug 2012 , 4:36am
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Yes use an all vegetable shortening. I like to put a light coating on my hands and then work it into the fondant (as needed).

Chellescakes Posted 4 Aug 2012 , 11:52am
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I use a little glycerine , and I find that helps a lot with dryness and helps stop crazing when you colour fondant.

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