Storing Fondant

Decorating By cookoo4cakes Updated 4 Dec 2013 , 8:04am by cookoo4cakes

cookoo4cakes Posted 2 Dec 2013 , 7:31am
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I made some fondant. I was wondering how long I can store it on the counter before it goes bad if I wrap it in seran wrap a couple times and put it in a ziploc bag. Is it better to refrigerate/freeze it if I don't need it for 2 weeks? It's for covering a cake.


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Psyched baker Posted 2 Dec 2013 , 2:29pm
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AWhat kind did you make? Most can be refrigerated for between 2 and 6 weeks. You have it wrapped sufficiently but I would not leave it on the counter. I tend to just store mine in the refrigerator until I need it.

cookoo4cakes Posted 2 Dec 2013 , 3:38pm
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AI made the kind with corn syrup, glycerine, and gelatin. If I refrigerate it, how far in advance do I take it out?

Psyched baker Posted 4 Dec 2013 , 2:05am
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AI would probably take it out an hour or two in advance as it gets stiff in the refrigerator. It also depends upon how big of a lump you have of it. I have also learned to color my fondant right when I make it and then refrigerate it as it just seems to be easier that way and helps if I am in a crunch for time when I go to cover/decorate the cake.

cookoo4cakes Posted 4 Dec 2013 , 8:04am
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AThank you!!

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