Gum Paste & Fondant Storage

Decorating By LaTasha Updated 13 Sep 2009 , 3:36pm by Teekakes

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LaTasha Posted 13 Sep 2009 , 1:18pm
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Hello CC Family

I would likd to know the best way to store gumpaste & fondant.

1. Should I store it in the container that they come in when you purchase them from GSA. If so where can I purchase empty containers and the blue plastic they come in.
2. My boyfriend is a gadget junky and he purchased this machine that he can suck the air out of to store his steaks in the freezer longer, it is suppose to lock out moisture to keep the item fresh longer. Can I use that.


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DianeLM Posted 13 Sep 2009 , 3:21pm
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I wrap all my fondant and gumpaste in plastic wrap, then store them in vacuum sealed bags.

The only problem with those vacuum sealers is they pull the moisture out of the product. (Ever see what happens when you seal up sliced lunchmeat?) So, sometimes I have to trim off the hardened outer skin.

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Teekakes Posted 13 Sep 2009 , 3:36pm
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I wrap fondant and gumpaste really well in plastic wrap and then store it in a good quality ziploc bag. Into the fridge it goes where it keeps well for up to 6 months.
I have a Food-Saver vacuum sealer and have not found it necessary to vacuum seal fondant or gumpaste. icon_smile.gif

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