Keep My Fondant From Melting?

Decorating By Sweet Natalie Updated 12 Jun 2013 , 1:34am by auntginn

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Sweet Natalie Posted 11 Jun 2013 , 2:46pm
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I  live in Miami, florida and lately my cakes keep tilting and melting to one side.

Once I place the fondant and start to layer my cake the cake itself tilts and then once taken outside the fondant starts to melt.

I am also supporting my cake with rods and each tier has its own cardboard plate.


Please help I must be missing a step.

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savannahquinn Posted 12 Jun 2013 , 1:18am
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are you using homemade fondant?

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auntginn Posted 12 Jun 2013 , 1:34am
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Did you chill your cakes allowing them to set up?  I usually level, fill and chill for at least 1/2 hr, longer if I can.  Then crumbcoat and chill some more.  This makes all the difference in the world.  When cakes are too soft the weight of the fondant will bring them down.

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