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Ideas for drying fondant shapes

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Smellga Fri 25-Apr-14 20:10:57

Hi, so at the beginning of the week I made a number of fondant object to go on to a cake for Sunday. But they are quite large and still not dry, particularly the centre piece. I'm starting to panic as I need to make the cake tomorrow. Any ideas on how to help them dry out would be greatly received !

cookielove Fri 25-Apr-14 20:12:54

Put them on a baking tray and then in place in the oven on a a low heat?

Smellga Fri 25-Apr-14 20:22:47

How long for ?

LizzieMint Fri 25-Apr-14 20:36:20

If you can put your oven on with just the fan, or if you have a defrost setting, that will work. If you can't, I'd be wary about it as even the lowest setting might melt your fondant.
Failing that do you have a fan? Airing cupboard? Hair dryer on cold?

LizzieMint Fri 25-Apr-14 20:37:22

Just thinking, what are the pieces and what shape/size are they? How are you arranging them? Could you alter the arrangement so they don't have to be bone dry?

cookielove Fri 25-Apr-14 20:38:11

Hmmmmm not sure! I would think an airing cupboard would work to!

Smellga Fri 25-Apr-14 20:42:40

Its a hungry caterpillar and all the food he ate. I'm not so worried about food as Its going to go around the cake. But the caterpillar cake topper took on a life of its own in creation and is a bit large! Not quite sure it will be able to hold its own weight if not dry!

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