Steaming Fondant

Decorating By creativeconfections Updated 18 Mar 2010 , 3:15am by TobiasWilhelm

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creativeconfections Posted 18 Mar 2010 , 2:51am
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Has anyone had any practice with this? It is shown on TV a lot, makes the finished cake look shiny and wet. Got a request coming up and wanted to know some tips. I do plan to practice some first of course - but any ideas or hints are always helpful.

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TobiasWilhelm Posted 18 Mar 2010 , 3:15am
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We tried this a couple of times (before we were blogging about these things ... icon_wink.gif ) - the results were impressive in the short run. The top layer of the fondant basically gets a slick, wet look ... great! Our problem was that it didn't last very long. Overnight it turns dull and sorta strange looking. So I guess if one was to do that, it would have to be steamed and delivered right away.

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