I decided to bite the bullet and create a few YouTube video tutorials on making a mold for your fondant, using your fondant mold AND showing you how to create an impression on your fondant. My favorite thing by far, is making the impressions. The possibilities are endless.
Starting from the left, I brushed this cookie (fondant) with petal dust. The bumble bee, I used edible markers. The birds? I simply left them alone. Last but not least, petal dust, in gold. Try using Royal Icing or glaze icing to outline the cookie. Try coloring your fondant. I use Americolor gel. Just dip a toothpick in your gel and add to your fondant. Work it in with your fingers. You might want to wear gloves for that step, I found that my fingers absorbed some of the coloring. hahaha Also, I want to note here that if you choose to use gel as your coloring, if you add too much your MMF can become too sticky. Almost too sticky to handle. If you want to have a bright colored fondant, try using a powdered food coloring. You can find those here.
Soon as you remove your cookies from the oven, place your fondant immediately on the hot cookie. The heat from the cookie helps the fondant stick like glue. Remove your cookie from the cookie sheet and place on a cooling rack. Let cool and sit for about 24 hours. If you prefer, you could just use corn syrup as a glue to stick your fondant on a cookie. Just brush your cookie with corn syrup and place your fondant directly on top. Easy right?
Just remember, have fun with it!! It's all about fun.
Here are the videos that I created:
First up......creating a mold:
This next video will show you how to use your mold with your fondant and as an added bonus (hahahaha) how to make an impression:
I hope you enjoy the videos!!! Don't forget to "subscribe" to my YouTube channel. I kinda like doing these videos. Although, it is hard listening to myself. I find that I use the words "actually" and "anyway" an awful lot. But right now, these videos are much better (I think) than my pictures. I'm all about watching videos and learning. What about you?