Fondant Cracking

Decorating By rere0726 Updated 14 May 2012 , 11:41pm by icer101

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rere0726 Posted 12 May 2012 , 1:44am
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I tried to work with my purple fondant for the first time. I used the shorten to cover my board so the fondant would't stick. So how come my fondant is not smooth. It has a lot of crack in it. Did I do something wrong?

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kakeladi Posted 14 May 2012 , 11:16pm
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It's reall hard to say. Did y ou make the fondant from scratch or buy some?
It sounds like it is too dry - maybe you need to knead in some more shortening. Sometimes just an extra tablespoon will help.

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icer101 Posted 14 May 2012 , 11:41pm
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I don,t know why, but i have found that purple , lavender, violet colored fondant, dries out fast. Is it mmf, fondant from scratch or did you buy it. A little glycerine will help soften it also to make it more pliable.hth

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