How Long Will Fondant/gumpaste Decorations Keep?

Decorating By The_Sugar_Fairy Updated 23 Mar 2010 , 12:36am by Price

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The_Sugar_Fairy Posted 22 Mar 2010 , 11:28pm
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Hi all!
I was planning on making some daisies with half gumpaste and half fondant (they taste better that way). I'm just wondering how far in advance I can make them. I know you can keep gumpaste flowers for a long time, but I'm not sure if that applies if you have fondant in them too. Thanks!

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elliebuff Posted 22 Mar 2010 , 11:49pm
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All of the figures I make are a mixture of fondant and tylose powder--which has the same effect, it firms up the fondant--and they keep for MONTHS. Some of the people on those cake toppers have been around for a year. The color fades in a couple of months, but that's it.

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Price Posted 23 Mar 2010 , 12:36am
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I still have figures from a cake I did 2 years ago!

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