MM Fondant

by Cathy

I just tried my first batch of mm fondant and found when I tried to put it on the cake that it would stick to the smoother and that it has a little too much stretch to it. Is this normal for homemade or do I need more icing sugar in it?

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May 07, 2009
sticky MM Fondant
by: lynne

Hi Cathy. When making MMF, I would suggest adding icing sugar until it is no longer sticky. You then gather it into a loaf and coat it with shortening and wrap it in cling wrap and store it in your chiller overnight. Before you start using it, you can warm it for a few seconds in your microwave (without the cling wrap). Before working on it, rub your hands and work surface with shortening to prevent sticking. You can also use icing sugar but this can dry your fondant and make it tear easily if you use too much. On the other hand, too much shortening can make your fondant too soft. Check out Donna Lane's website for additional tips. :o)

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