Fondant Over Cream Cheese Icing?

Decorating By kristen81 Updated 15 Jul 2010 , 3:21pm by Lacey7671

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kristen81 Posted 15 Jul 2010 , 1:55pm
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I was wanting to practice to get my fondant skills better. But can fondant stick to cream cheese icing for a red velvet cake? I know it will need to be in fridge so what exactly will happen to the fondant? I have made MMF to use. Plus how can you get a nice chocolate brown color for icing or fondant? I have Wilton gel brown, but I can't seem to get a nice 'monkey' brown.

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Kimmers971 Posted 15 Jul 2010 , 3:05pm
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Yes, you can put fondant over CC icing. You can refrigerate fondant cakes, just be sure to let them come back to room temp before touching them so any condensation dries.

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Lacey7671 Posted 15 Jul 2010 , 3:21pm
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I tried fondant over cream cheese and I put the cake in the fridge and covered it with fondant while cold and it kept cracking. Huge yucky mess, I havent tried again.

but I think it could have been my fondant recipe and the fact icing was cold.

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