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Mulitpile cracks in my fondant

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paige Jul 17. 14 Replies

Hi there,So here's a problem i'm facing and still can't find out what is going on!!In the last few cakes that I made, I faced so many problems with my fondant. I use Wilton 5lb packsI tried so many…Continue

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Paige replied to Highlight Food and Crafts's discussion Mulitpile cracks in my fondant
"Refrigerated fondant cakes "sweat" if they are brought out into a warm temp, uncovered, directly from the refrigerator. I refrigerate my fondant-covered cakes all the time; I just keep them wrapped or sealed well while being stored. If the…"
Jul 17
Maria Gemini replied to Highlight Food and Crafts's discussion Mulitpile cracks in my fondant
"I don't refrigerate my fondant cakes and I always use ganache to crumbcoat my cake. Cakes from the fridge makes the fondant sweat. So i suggest don't refrigerate it."
Jul 17
Paige replied to Highlight Food and Crafts's discussion Mulitpile cracks in my fondant
"Re: Fondant "popping out"- You may have had air trapped inside your cake. As the cake warms (even to room temp) the air will trapped air will try to escape, resulting in the draped fondant bubbling or 'blowing out'. If you see it…"
Jul 8
Tracy Deadman replied to Highlight Food and Crafts's discussion Mulitpile cracks in my fondant
"I'm not great at covering cakes with fondant - so can't give you any real expert tips, but I use Regal Ice professional and it seems very forgiving. Doesn't taste too bad either (well I don't think). I've just covered…"
Jun 29, 2012
June Kowalczyk replied to Highlight Food and Crafts's discussion Mulitpile cracks in my fondant
"I agree with Katy.... your cakes are lovely. :o)"
Jun 29, 2012
Katy Nott replied to Highlight Food and Crafts's discussion Mulitpile cracks in my fondant
"This may not apply to outside of the UK, but here goes anyway.  I have never used Wilton fondant (and never will by these comments!).  I usually use  Ready to Roll Regalice (white and precoloured - no difference).  Tastes lovely,…"
Jun 29, 2012
Janet Fischer replied to Highlight Food and Crafts's discussion Mulitpile cracks in my fondant
"I dont like the Wilton Fondant.  Not to mention it does not taste good.  I use the "Mat" and Satin Ice fondant.  The key to fondant is to Knead it which makes it easier to work with. "
Jun 29, 2012
June Kowalczyk replied to Highlight Food and Crafts's discussion Mulitpile cracks in my fondant
"I have to concur with Shirley and Pauline...Wilton is just plain NastY!!!!   Years ago I had to purchse it for a Wilton course.  It was so bad I didn't even save it to practice with. Shirley is right about the…"
Jun 28, 2012
Christie Ray replied to Highlight Food and Crafts's discussion Mulitpile cracks in my fondant
"If you have cracks it could be you are getting it too dry. If you are using corn starch or powdered sugar it will dry out easily if you add to much. I just started using "The Mat" sold by sweeetwise. It is amazing and only cost about $19…"
Jun 28, 2012
Sweet P's Custom Cakes replied to Highlight Food and Crafts's discussion Mulitpile cracks in my fondant
"First thing I would do is stop using Wilton Fondant.  I don't know how well it works because I've never used it, but since the begining, I've always made my own.  Google a recipe for marshmallow fondant.  Can be made in…"
Jun 28, 2012
Anne Drew replied to Highlight Food and Crafts's discussion Mulitpile cracks in my fondant
"Have you managed to sort out the elephant skin fondant yet?   Are you kneading it enough before rolling out.  If it is feeling too dry when you get it out of the box kneed in a drop of water or two, knead well and add more if…"
Jun 28, 2012
Highlight Food and Crafts replied to Highlight Food and Crafts's discussion Mulitpile cracks in my fondant
"Any tips will be so helpful"
Jun 28, 2012
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Jun 25, 2012
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Mulitpile cracks in my fondant

Hi there,So here's a problem i'm facing and still can't find out what is going on!!In the last few cakes that I made, I faced so many problems with my fondant. I use Wilton 5lb packsI tried so many solutions and nothing worked.So here's what happened with my last cake, Minnie mouse pink three tier cake.I usually bake my cakes three days before the day i have to deliver them. I refrigerate them overnight, the second day, i level the cakes, brush the layers with a syrup, fill and buttercream them…See More
Jun 25, 2012
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