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Warming/Thinning Fondant enough to deposit into molds

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nancy Bontrager Feb 20, 2013. 2 Replies

I began making fondant for a cream center that has sold MUCH better than I thought it would.  Now I need to make it on a bit bigger scale.  It is a basic sugar, corn syrup, water recipe with…Continue

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Nancy Bontrager replied to Nancy Bontrager's discussion Warming/Thinning Fondant enough to deposit into molds
"I heat it to between 160 and 180F.  It is liquid enough at 160 but by the time I dispense 1/2 of it from the batter dispenser, the flow slows and I cannot empty the whole thing.  There ends up being about 1/4" thick of fudge-like…"
Feb 20, 2013
Dave W replied to Nancy Bontrager's discussion Warming/Thinning Fondant enough to deposit into molds
"What temperatures are we talking about? What are you heating it to and when does it set?"
Feb 20, 2013
Nancy Bontrager posted a discussion

Warming/Thinning Fondant enough to deposit into molds

I began making fondant for a cream center that has sold MUCH better than I thought it would.  Now I need to make it on a bit bigger scale.  It is a basic sugar, corn syrup, water recipe with invertase and flavor added after cooling and agitation.  Here is my dilemma.  I currently reheat the fondant in the microwave enough to put it in a batter dispenser to get it into the molds.  But as soon as it cools even a little, it sets up in the batter dispenser.  The process of reheating over and over…See More
Feb 17, 2013
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Most memorable chocolate experience:
Two days spent in the Askinosie Factory.
My favorite chocolate is:
Stella Leona Raspberry Dark Chocolate Hand Painted

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