How to Store Fondant Decorations

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How to Store Fondant Decorations
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Fondant icing can cover a whole cake to give it a smooth surface. Kneading the fondant gives it a soft and pliable texture that allows you to form it into shapes and decorations for cakes. People often avoid eating the decorations because they have a hard texture. Storing the fondant decorations properly, allows you to keep them indefinitely.

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Things you need

  • Cake board
  • Cornstarch
  • Airtight container

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  1. 1

    Place the fondant decorations onto a cake board dusted with cornstarch. Allow them to dry completely at room temperature. The drying time will vary, depending on the size of the decorations.

  2. 2

    Place the fondant decorations into an airtight container. The decorations will feel dry to the touch, instead of soft and pliable.

  3. 3

    Store the airtight container at room temperature.

Tips and warnings

  • Avoid refrigerating or freezing the fondant decorations, because it can alter the texture and ruin the appearance.

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