Fondant Letter Cutters

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aandecakedesign Posted 10 May 2009 , 12:00am
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I have a set of wilton letter/number cutters. Most of the letters come out ok but some of the letters get stuck or tare when they come out. Does anyone else have these problems? I made the letter B 22 times today before getting an ok one. Does anyone use a different kind and like them?

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KrissieCakes Posted 10 May 2009 , 12:12am
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I have found that you need to let the fondant sit for awhile after you have rolled it out. Let it stiffen up a little bit. brush your cutters with a little cornstarch and then cut, twisting a little to get a clean cut. They usually come out pretty easy after that!

Edited to add: I forgot to also say that I read somewhere that you can pop the cut out letters into the freezer for a few minutes before you move them and they won't get distorted. Haven't tried it yet, but it might work!

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tonedna Posted 10 May 2009 , 12:26am
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This might help...

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mommak Posted 10 May 2009 , 12:35am
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Edna, Thanks so much for sharing, your always so helpful!!!! thumbs_up.gif

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jocakes Posted 10 May 2009 , 11:43pm
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I always use a tooth pick very lightly to pop out the centres and nudge it out when I use those cutters - they work better when the fondant isn't too thin

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