Mm Fondant Roses Question

Decorating By empress Updated 15 Jul 2005 , 2:30am by empress

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empress Posted 14 Jul 2005 , 7:34pm
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I am designing my wedding cake for my Wilton Course III final and am planning on using MM fondant roses. I am slow at them, but feel I will speed up with practice. My instructor had never heard of MM fondant, but agreed that it tasted good when I gave her a peice to try. I thought the mm fondant was much easier to work with than the homemade recipe she gave us--and much easier and less expensive to make.

Anyway, tapedshut.gif I am wondering how far in advance I can make the roses for the cake? Do they harden completely, or just sort of firm up?? I have to plan pretty far in advance due to my work schedule. I am thinking of starting them the week before. Will this be ok?

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wandy27 Posted 14 Jul 2005 , 7:44pm
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They won't harden completely they will firm up. The thinner you roll the fondant the better looking. You can work them a week in advance just store them in a plastic container.


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JoAnnB Posted 14 Jul 2005 , 7:49pm
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The mmf roses will get somewhat hard, but still edible. And you can make them ahead and they will be fine. Keep them dry and clean.

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empress Posted 15 Jul 2005 , 2:30am
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Thank you for the answers. I was hoping that I could start them early. Onward. I want to make a really different cake than the one in the book. I have sent for a lace border mold for the cake and will do fondant in them as well as the roses--oh, and a fondant bow on the top tier.

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