Quick Help! How Can I Make Fondant Dry Quicker? I Forgot T

Decorating By tw Updated 16 May 2009 , 11:32pm by bizatchgirl

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tw Posted 16 May 2009 , 1:15pm
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Help!!! Is there any way I can make fondant dry quicker? Freezer? I forgot to make a bow ahead of time and I just made it this morning and I need the bow by 3pm!!!! help!!!!

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crazycakes22 Posted 16 May 2009 , 3:50pm
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I just put my in the fridge and it makes it a little harder but be careful with the condensation. I don't know if you have engough time to make another out of gumpaste icon_smile.gif Gumpaste dries very quickly!
I had that same problem so I make all my bows or other accents that need to hold their shape out of gumpaste or a gumpaste/fondant mix.
I hope that helps. Goodluck!!!

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beachcakes Posted 16 May 2009 , 3:53pm
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I think time is against you. icon_sad.gif Definitely don't put it in the freezer. try putting it under a fan, the air circulation will speed drying time.

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sgauta Posted 16 May 2009 , 4:20pm
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Yes, the best thing for drying fondant is time. If you can get ahold of some gum paste (I go to the craft store and buy pre-made in a pinch), it should dry a bit faster. Good luck!


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bizatchgirl Posted 16 May 2009 , 11:32pm
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You can help dry in a food dehydrator. I've never done it but I've read it on here.

Or in the oven ---NO HEAT--just the oven light on. This works for me for flat pieces.

Unfortunately for a bow, I think you might be stuck. Even with some extra help, it's not going to be firm enough without the gumpaste (IMO).

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