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Wow! I am right there with you ladies. The same thing has happend to me. Ihave built such a great bakery in my home and yet I am regretting all the time lost with my kids. I too homeschool and I know their schoolwork has suffered because of the cakes. Next weekend is my last and one of my biggest wedding cakes. I am excited yet relieved. I hope it is my best yet. My buisness had become rather lucrative for the family and it is very hard not to want to put my website back...
I have been making my own gelatin based fondant and mmf. Both recipes turn out great until I want to color them. Any shade darker than a pastel completely (especially red and black) ruins the nice pliable texture it was in the beginning. I have tried adding additional water, glucose, powder sugar and shortening but it all still turns into a cracked mess. Does anybody have any experience or tips on how to get vivid colors with homemade fondant without ruining it? Your...
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