Minnie Mouse Cake Topper Cracking

Decorating By priyamshah Updated 11 Apr 2013 , 7:44pm by ropalma

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priyamshah Posted 11 Apr 2013 , 1:34pm
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AHi

I made a Minnie mouse cake topper it got dried and is showing cracks .. I used satin ice fondant the ready made fondant .. How do I prevent it from cracking .. I need to use it on Saturday .. I made it yesterday should I re do it .. Or should I use marzipan

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cakealicious7 Posted 11 Apr 2013 , 1:44pm
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AI did read somewhere that using too much icing sugar whilst rolling or not working quickly enough can cause that problem. But I'm just guessing.

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PLAmom Posted 11 Apr 2013 , 5:55pm
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I don't know how well this works but might be worth test.  Water makes fondant breakdown so Maybe putting a few daps on the cracks and gently blend might hide them.  My bows do it all the time.

 

If anyone has a solution would love to know myself

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ropalma Posted 11 Apr 2013 , 7:44pm
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I smooth my fondant imperfections with shortening.  I use my finger with shortening and rub where I have the problem until I smooth it out.

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