Store Bought Fondant Vs Mmf

Baking By khewston Updated 12 Apr 2012 , 4:09am by silverdragon997

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khewston Posted 10 Apr 2012 , 4:16pm
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I would really like to ice my cookies in fondant, because of the look. However, I don't like the flavor of fondant on cookies. I prefer royal icing. How is the flavor of homemade MMF on cookies compared to store bought fondant ( I use Satin Ice).

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Melissaprovince1010 Posted 11 Apr 2012 , 11:08pm
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I have worked with and had both store bought fondant and made my own MMF. The texture difference is that the MMF is stretchier. The taste. Well... The MMF tastes SOO much better! Not only I believe that but I have had several customers who have said they do not like the taste of fondant but when they tasted mine it was "awesome!" I suggest adding a little vanilla to it right after the marshmallows are melted before you add it to the powdered sugar. Or if you want a different flavor you could add a flavor instead of vanilla. I haven't tried the flavor yet but do vanilla! No comparison on taste against the stale store bought fondant!! icon_biggrin.gif Hope this helps!!

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FlourPots Posted 11 Apr 2012 , 11:24pm
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I don't like fondant on cake because of the texture...whether store-bought or homemade...

I do like MMF on a thick sugar cookie though...the MMF has to be rolled thin, then it's delicious.

Also, you might want to try this:

it's specifically meant for covering cookies.
The lady who created it has a DVD (I own it, it's wonderful! I haven't tried her recipe yet).
Check out her incredible flower cookies covered with her special fondant!

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silverdragon997 Posted 12 Apr 2012 , 4:09am
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Have you tried the marshmallow rolled buttercream recipe on here? It's quite tasty!

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