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asked February 4th 2013

How to harden my fondant

I m making a cake the weekend th needs the fondant I m putting on to harden a lot to be able to stand up properly. How do I do this??? I have tried using sugarcel (CMC) and it does not do the job. I also tried putting cocktail sticks in to hold up the piece that needs holding and it keeps tearing. Does any1 have ny ideas?? Thanks

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I m making a cake the weekend th needs the fondant I m putting on to harden a lot to be able to stand up properly. How do I do this??? I have tried using sugarcel (CMC) and it does not do the job. I also tried putting cocktail sticks in to hold up the piece that needs holding and it keeps tearing. Does any1 have ny ideas?? Thanks

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Hi Kel

Gum tragacanth will make your fondant stronger, although adding slightly more CMC or Tylose powder to your fondant will also help strengthen it. If you type ‘Clark Baxter’ in the search box you’ll see five answers there which may be of help to you.

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