Im doing an amazing Minecraft cake for my daughters Birthday and was wondering how to cut all those millions of squares and be able to assemble them without them all drying out and hardening before i want them too-----
How do you keep your fondant from drying out while working with it?
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i'm not sure about the specifics of minecraft squares but--
i use a piece of plastic wrap that is sprayed with pam or whatever fat spray you have--or just blast the top of the fondant--then keep it nicely covered with the plastic wrap
sometimes i cut things out of fondant and stack it into plastic bowls with tight fitting lids--gotta make sure they do not stick to each other of course
i can't leave them in there overnight necessarily but they stay well for a few so i can cut out a bunch and then finish them without them drying out in the meantime
there's a plastic wrap that is sticky on one side--so you can really adhere it to the table top surrounding the rolled out fondant--or maybe tape it down even?
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I cover a cake board with white freezing paper. Last week i prepcut my fondant and modeling chocolate mixed medium(i cut 5-6 12" ribbons to go on sides of my cake. I layed them on this covered board, wrapped in saran wrap, then placed in white plastic bag and put in fridge overnite. When i wanted to place on cake. i got them out. just let get room tempt. for a minute and they went on beautifullly. They weren,t limp just perfect. hth... fridge to cake!!!!!
it's the 'hokey pokey effect'
'cause that's what it's all about!!!
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