Silicone Onlays - Marvelous Molds

Decorating By ckeel127 Updated 22 Jul 2014 , 12:51pm by MKC

ckeel127 Posted 17 Jul 2013 , 6:27pm
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Has anyone tried using these molds with buttercream as the base?  I purchased my onlays and as very excited to use them but was having trouble removing my fondant from the mold without stretching it's shape.  I was trying to put them on a buttercream cake I had and it was only "hacking" my buttercream (even though the cake was chilled).  Does anyone have any tricks or tips I could use?  I really want to use them but got a little frustrated when I tried decorating my cake.  Took the wind right from under me.





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MamaMaggie Posted 21 Jul 2014 , 6:33pm
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I believe that the trick is to give a good dusting of cornstarch on to the mold before you apply the fondant. Try a few practice runs before you apply to your cake.

-K8memphis Posted 21 Jul 2014 , 6:38pm
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or pearl dust -- chill the mold and fondant for a few --


but i've never used mm -- but this is how it can be done in other molds i've used

MKC Posted 22 Jul 2014 , 12:51pm
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AYes chill and maybe add some gumpaste to your fondant. It will make the fondant stronger. Some use a 50/50 mix of fondant and gumpaste.

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