Snuggums Posted 6 Oct 2013 , 2:59am
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ACan you make isomalt too early? I want to do a test run before my actual cake yet if I'm successful I don't want to wait expensive isomalt. Is 2 weeks too early?

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maybenot Posted 6 Oct 2013 , 9:13pm
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Whatever you make will need to be placed in an airtight container with desiccant packets NOT TOUCHING the item[s].  This will keep the isomalt in a very good, but not quite freshly made, state.

 

http://www.amazon.com/Packs-1GrCotton-20pk-Silica-Desiccants-Packets/dp/B004FC5VT4

smittyditty Posted 6 Oct 2013 , 10:26pm
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I made bottles for my Ice Chest cake about 2 weeks ahead if not more. They were fine but I had the packets stated above bought off Ebay.

BethCL Posted 4 Nov 2013 , 6:06pm
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You can make isomalt up to a few months early, as long as you store your finished item in an air-tight container with a packet of food-safe desiccant. Don't refrigerate your isomalt creation, because the refrigerator is a humid environment and will cause your decoration to lose its shine and detail. 

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