Do You Steam Your Fondant Cakes?

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stephsweetreats Posted 14 Jul 2015 , 8:35pm
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I've been going back and forth on whether or not to buy a handheld steamer for steaming fondant cakes.  What I want to know you steam your fondant cakes?  If so, does the cake stay shiny or does it just go away after it dries?  

I like the look of steamed cakes (of course it started with Buddy), and I feel like it would take aaway any residue left on the cake (powdered sugar).  I have used clear alcohol to get rid of it in the past, but feel like steaming would be more effective, fast, and serve a duel purpose in making the cake look even better.  

On the other hand, it could just make it worse.  I've heard a steamed cake is just like painting your house with shiny paint....every imperfection will show.

Thoughts/experiences please and thank you!

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