how long should fondant decorations dry

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24 to 30 hours

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  • Does fondant need to dry before decorating?

  • Fondant need to be left to dry before being used to decorate your cake or baked treat. The reason for this is that if the fondant decoration is not dry before usage, it wouldn鈥檛 hold its shape. Any decoration that needs to have structure (shoe, bag, crown etc) has to be left to dry.

  • How long does fondant last?

  • Fondant is a common tool many bakers use when it comes to decorating cakes. It makes a beautiful, smooth surface for creating fun and unique designs. Many bakers keep it on hand in their kitchens. Fortunately, fondant can keep up to 1-2 months at room temperature when stored properly.

  • How do you keep fondant from sticking to wax paper?

  • Line a baking sheet or wire baking rack with a piece of wax paper. Dip a paper towel in shortening and apply a thin layer to the wax paper. This keeps your fondant from sticking to the paper. Avoid drying fondant on silicone mats or paper towels, as these surfaces can leave marks on your fondant.

  • How many layers of fondant do you put on a cabinet?

  • The layers may be just one depending on the size of the cabinet and the volume of fondant decoration that you make per time. The light bulb would help fight humidity and absorb any moisture in the fondant flowers or decorations. We also have an article about fondant/ gum paste flowers; click here to read it.

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