Skip to main content

Rectifying fondant









Fondant rectification or fixing is a major problem and most asked questions, by the people who often work on fondant cakes.

Fondant shrink, cut, cracks, break no elasticity, hard or softness of the dough are the major problem encounter if you have well knowledge this problem can be easily overcome. Some of these problems are discussed.




1).  How to fix drying out of fondant-

     Drying out of fondant is due to loss of moisture, in this case, you can use little drops of water or glycerin to knead it till it comes out shiny & hold good as it was before.
You can also add butter or margarine so that it can have enough moisture in it.


2). HOW TO FIX Fondant mixture-

 
Cracks or break down of fondant can be easily overcome if we add little amount of new fondant in it & mix. ADDING  THE FRESH fondant will make up the texture and character of fondant.

3). cracking-


 cracking is often encountered when we rolled fondant to very thin, as s result it doesn't hold as strong as it should be.
If you are rolling the fondant make sure that it should be rolled in a good amount of thickness so that it doesn't lose strength & cracks out.


4).Air bubble- 

often many times we encounter this problem as we roll it traps air forming an air bubble in it. This problem can be easily overcome by puncturing the fondant by fingers pinch or by using a toothpick to eliminate the air bubble out.







5). How to make fondant harder-

  Adding colors in fondant make it lose textures and Cake it soft. In this case, add little amount of tylose powder or CMC  powder. If you don't have, use corn starch and Powder sugar as it also makes fondant harder by drying out excess moisture.





6. How long it take to hard the dough/ storage of fondant- 


 If you are making fondant at home make sure you keep the fondant in a dry place out of sunlight and wrap it in plastic wrap or cling wrap filling in an air-tight container or air seal plastic bag. It should be kept overnight for about 20 to 30 hours for best in use.

7). Too soft of fondant-


 use of colors, too much water, and too much kneading, warm hand, and humid conditions make fondant lose its textures making it lose and making it soft.
Make sure you use gel color as it doesn't have moisture.

8 ). fondant lose textures-


 many times old fondant loses its textures, in this case, you can add liquid glucose or corn syrup kneading it & it will make Fondant bind together to make it shinier & in good shape.

9.) Decorative items -


  For decorating cakes, you can make one day before or 2 days before the decorations but keep in mind that fondant is wrapped well with plastic wrap,& in an airtight container.

10). Sticking of fondant-


 As fondant needs very little moisture to stock you can use water with the help of a paintbrush, and stick it & decore it or either in the making of fondant modeling.


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Tedu, All about Tedu roots vegetable & harvesting

Tedu is an ancient cultivated root plant that grows under the soil. This is the root vegetable grown the same as potatoes, carrot, radish, etc. Tedu is being extracted from the garden In this case Tedu ,  you have to dig the soil much deeper than any other ground vegetable known and sell commercially. Almost 10 kg of " Tedu" Tedu is very popular in hill areas and many villages across India. In hill areas like Garhwal Uttarakhand , it is very popular among the people's ideological beliefs and culture. Tedu is a root vegetable that comes under " kandamool " ( meaning root vegetables that are grown under the soil). kandamool traces can be found in Ramayan where Lord Rama along with his wife and younger brother Laxman, have eaten this vegetable as part of food during their exile in the forest. During cutting Coming to Tedu has connected a religious cultural bond among the people of the hill area and villagers. People in hill areas li

Tedu vegetable,pahadi Tedu recipe ( snack and vegetable)

Tedu is a root vegetable grown under the soil same as potatoes, carrots, and other vegetable stuff grown under the soil. Tedu is a root food grown in every household in the pahadi hill area and villagers across India., especially in Garhwal Uttarakhand. Tedu is considered a kandamool vegetable that is extracted under the soil. It is believed that  Lord Rama  during his exile to the forest uses this kandamool vegetable for their food in the jungle. As Tedu is an ancient vegetable it was considered to have grown only in jungle or forests but as humans keep on civilization , it becomes one of the important vegetables among the people live today in villages or in hill areas. Tedu have a lot of nutritional value and having easy digest property. This makes Tedu popular among the kids & people. Not only this Tedu is widely used in fast, the festival-like Maha Shivaratri and Navratri. Snack and vegetable recipe. After being wash complete dry the Tedu. Ingredients- 1: Boil

Hoteliers and travel employees seeks eyes on government aid for help

  HOSPITALITIES & TOURISM EMPLOYEES SEEKS EYES ON GOVERNMENT AID  AS SECOND COVID WAVE AMPLIFIES. AS COVID SECOND WAVE Spark hospitality sector worries intensify Hospitality and travel are much in grief worry from last one year after lockdown by covid-19. The hospitality and tourism industry was the only sector that was performing with 10 % growth every year. More to these additions of new recreation activity that attracts every common man was not only was creating revenue but also many jobs, now under a dangerous survival situation. Hotels and the travel industry that was employing more than 760,000,000 worldwide are under severe threat of losing their jobs again. What makes people more worried is the sudden blast of covid-19 cases worldwide seeking a second lockdown situation.  After the first lockdown, everyone was aiming for quick and speedy growth, but with the sudden spike in the number of covid cases and government helpless to put again lockdown, the hospitality,