Why Does My Fondant Stretch And Break???

Decorating By sweetpoison Updated 8 Jul 2012 , 3:53am by sixbittersweets

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sweetpoison Posted 5 Jul 2012 , 4:58pm
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I have used 3-4 different brands of fondant and the same thing happens. I knead it enough. What could be the reason for the fondant breaking apart? how thick should fondant be rolled out?

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kathie-d Posted 5 Jul 2012 , 5:11pm
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With some brands, like Satin Ice, if you kneed it too much this will happen. You want to kneed it just enough to make it smooth and pliable but if you over knead you will get "elephant skin" or cracking. HTH

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sixbittersweets Posted 8 Jul 2012 , 3:53am
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I think this just happened to me today icon_sad.gif. Is there any way to salvage the fondant after it's been "over-kneaded"? Thanks!

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