Why Is My Fondant Rope Breaking?..

Decorating By novakern Updated 8 Jun 2013 , 1:47am by jennicake

novakern Posted 7 Jun 2013 , 5:02pm
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I'm making a fondant rope and tassle for grad. cake. the rope keeps cracking and breaking. should I have used gumpaste?

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jennicake Posted 8 Jun 2013 , 1:47am
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Gumpaste would work a lot better.  Usually the problem with fondant is stretching though, not cracking.  Maybe try kneading some shortening into your fondant to see if that helps?

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