Fondant Number Using Fondant Only

Decorating By josilind Updated 19 Dec 2013 , 2:14am by melanie-1221

josilind Posted 18 Dec 2013 , 7:57pm
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A[SIZE=4]I have been reading the threads on making fondant numbers using fondant or MMF mixed with tylose or gum paste ...but...has anyone used fondant by itself with 3 days to dry ? [/SIZE]

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FlourPots Posted 18 Dec 2013 , 8:15pm
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I started experimenting with Wilton brand fondant (for figures and things only) because it's what Lesley Wright (The Royal Bakery) uses and if you see her stuff...well, you'll know why I was willing to try it...

 

(she doesn't even add tylose, by the way)

 

I love it...and it's definitely dry after 3 days.
I haven't specifically made a number though.

josilind Posted 18 Dec 2013 , 10:41pm
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ATHANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH. ..it s my first number topper and I saw a tutorial on YouTube - they only used fondant. But it seems like everyone here on CC uses a fondant combination and I got scared..its for this weekend..thanks again!

josilind Posted 18 Dec 2013 , 10:56pm
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AThanks so much....i had seen a tutorial on youtube and they didnt use anything with the fondant, but i was looking for another tutorial just to be comfortable with doing it since its my first fondant topper..and when i got on here i saw that everyone on CC is using a fondat combination...but thank you for respoinding!!

FlourPots Posted 19 Dec 2013 , 12:54am
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No problem :)

 

Yeah...all I've ever used was MMF + tylose myself, but I have to admit, I like not having to add tylose to the Wilton's.

melanie-1221 Posted 19 Dec 2013 , 2:14am
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I have done it.

 I do a lot of vegan cakes and my gumpaste contains egg whites so I cannot use it in my toppers and accents.

I just use straight fondant and give it extra time to dry. I normally allow a week.

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