? About Timing On Making Fondant Figures, Accents

Decorating By ylil Updated 11 Sep 2010 , 11:33pm by catlharper

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ylil Posted 11 Sep 2010 , 1:19pm
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I know I've read this many times before, but every way I've phrased the question, I can't seem to find the answer. How far in advance can I make my fondant figures/accents (all fondant, no gumpaste). And for the life of me, I can't remember how I should store them? Air tight/open air/ refrigerator?

Thanks so much!

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leah_s Posted 11 Sep 2010 , 1:50pm
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figures you can make weeks ahead, n particular storage. A box should be fine.

Motifs I make as I go and slap 'em on the cake.

Oh - I just noticed that your figures are all fondant. Good luck, as fondant is pretty soft for figures. You'll likely need to make them in stages to let them dry and get sturdy. So, definitely a days/weeks project.

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catlharper Posted 11 Sep 2010 , 11:33pm
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Remember NOT to store them in an airtight container. Any moisture still in your figures will turn into humdity in an airtight container and wilt your figures. You want them covered but allow them to breathe.
And, yes, it will take weeks for pure fondant figures to dry.


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