Need Fondant Help!

Decorating By bakescakes1227 Updated 23 Jul 2013 , 3:29pm by Goreti

bakescakes1227 Posted 23 Jul 2013 , 3:08pm
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AHello all, I'm new to using fondant. I mostly just frosted my cakes before. Now I am getting more orders, and a lot of them require fondant. I tried a fondant this past weekend and it was a hot mess! It tore, it cracked, it was terrible! The recipe was 1 cup Crisco, 2lb sifted powdered sugar, vanilla extract, almond extract, salt. It tasted OK. But I may or may not have been up until 4am trying to alter the recipe or find a new one and I had no luck! Does anyone have a recipe or tricks and tips they would like to share?

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Goreti Posted 23 Jul 2013 , 3:29pm
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I usually use Marshmallow fondant.  Here is a recipe if you want to try it:

I use different extracts depending on what the cake flavor is.  Some people swear by this one but I haven't tried it yet:

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