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I use it for all my fondants.
I usually use a marshmellow based recipe for my fondant and then when I am working it, I place gloves on and spray them down with pam. This keeps it from sticking to me or my counter when I working it, gives it a nice shine if you need a highgloss finish and keeps it from cracking on me. I usually do this technique if I am making cakes for my kids at school and have to make them a couple of days in advance.
I recently had to do some wood for a cake I was making and had no molds. What I ended up doing was taking some cocoa powder and lightly dusting some fondant with it. Then I started pulling and folding it like I would taffy. This gave me a stunning wood grain coloring. After that I hand shaped it into the shape I needed - This time waterlogged log. Once I had the base shape hand molded I took a tooth pick and started scaring the fondant with it till I have the grain...
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