Fondant Cutouts

Decorating By iheartcookies Updated 13 Mar 2009 , 7:16pm by kakeladi

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iheartcookies Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 6:41pm
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if I make cutouts from fondant to attach to a cake next week will they harden or do I need to add something to them to make them harden? I want to make a clothesline cake for a baby shower and I want to make the clothes this weekend if I can. I have never worked with fondant before so I am not sure... thanks

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tonimarie Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 6:50pm
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yes they will harden, I usually have a hard time working with fondant, because it dries out toooooo fast. Depending on the thickness, it becomes very breakable when it's dry!

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kakeladi Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 7:16pm
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To keep it from hardening so quick wrap your pieces in plastic wrap, then into an air-tight container which can be stored in the frig or fzr.

Your clothes line pieces are very small - it really won't matter that much if they do dry out. If the piece was large it would not conform to the roundness of the sides of a cake unless you dried it on something w/the same roundness.

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