Help!!! Mmf Loses Its Shape

Decorating By cakesbylu Updated 17 Apr 2013 , 3:49am by cakesbylu

cakesbylu Posted 16 Apr 2013 , 7:51pm
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Why does my MMF loses its shape when I roll it out.  The consistency seems good but as I roll it out on my counter, moving the fondant to shape my circle, it turns into a just stretches all out :(  Do I need more PS?

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DeniseNH Posted 16 Apr 2013 , 10:40pm
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Fondant follows whatever shape you roll it into.  It does sound like it's too soft and is getting away from you.  Try letting it cool down or rest - in a bowl greased with Crisco - for an hour then roll out again on powdered sugar.

cakesbylu Posted 17 Apr 2013 , 3:17am
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ADenise NH.....this fondant has been resting for two days. It starts out as a circle and as it gets bigger and i start moving it on my counter (to prevent from sticking) it misshapes. Do you think i need more powdered sugar?? Any help is appreciated!

buckeye9 Posted 17 Apr 2013 , 3:41am
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Try using corn starch on the counter to keep it from sticking. Sometimes mmf gets dried out if you use too much powdered sugar. Hope this helps.

cakesbylu Posted 17 Apr 2013 , 3:49am
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AThat what i've been using to roll it out. Gosh, i love the taste and how cheap it is to make but 'Im ready to throw in the towel on mmf :(

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