Lumps In My Marshmallow Fondant

Decorating By Armorone Updated 13 Apr 2013 , 3:05am by kazita

Armorone Posted 13 Apr 2013 , 1:10am
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I have powder sugar lumps in my fondant. I sifted it and they seem to be worse. I knead and knead and they don't go away. Any ideas on how to not have lumps in my fondant?

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Norasmom Posted 13 Apr 2013 , 1:34am
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Try adding some glycerine or a little bit of shortening when you knead.

Armorone Posted 13 Apr 2013 , 1:45am
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I've read that some people add less powder sugar. The rec. I use calls for 2lbs of powder sugar. Can I add less?

cheatize Posted 13 Apr 2013 , 2:38am
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Yes, you can add less. I only what the fondant tells me it needs.


I stopped getting lumps when I quit overheating the marshmallows. I make sure to stir the mm quite a bit before I start adding the powdered sugar. Mine didn't seem to specifically be powdered sugar lumps, though.

kazita Posted 13 Apr 2013 , 2:49am
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AThis article here says to add alittle water a drop at a time.

kazita Posted 13 Apr 2013 , 3:05am
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AThe article also says to let the fondant rest overnight and that might help dissolve some of the lumps.

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