Fondant Quick-Dry Tips?

Decorating By pipercakes Updated 30 Nov 2008 , 9:48pm by TexasSugar

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pipercakes Posted 30 Nov 2008 , 9:26pm
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Hi, folks! Does anyone have fondant drying accelerating tips? I've usually had time to let my pieces air-dry, but I'm wondering if folks have quick-tip methods... fridge? in front of a fan? freezer? anything? How long do your quick methods take for cut-outs and loops?

Thank you for your help!

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-K8memphis Posted 30 Nov 2008 , 9:36pm
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I put my stuff in my warming drawer in my oven. It stays at low constant temp. I can never remember the temp--I keep it on low or medium for two hours & my stuff is dry--but I add cornstarch to my fondant too so that helps accelerate the drying too.

So I usually give it two cycles of drying -- I let it come to room temperature in between.

Some people I know use a food dehydrator. You always have to test what you are doing.

If memory serves, below 150 degrees is safe--but test that--don't take my word for it.

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TexasSugar Posted 30 Nov 2008 , 9:48pm
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I'll put mine under a lamp. Be careful though cause this can affect colors. I've had pink fade under the light of the lamp.

You don't want to put it in the fridge or the freezer.

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