Can you use a fondant roller for cookies?

Asked By: Robertas Lajinhas | Last Updated: 4th March, 2020
Category: food and drink desserts and baking
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Roll your fondant to just the right thickness with this 20-inch non-stick fondant roller. It smooths the fondant as you roll, making it the perfect fondant tool for covering your cake. Can also be used like a regular rolling pin with cookie or pie crust dough.

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Also question is, what kind of rolling pin is best for sugar cookies?

The Best Rolling Pin for Sugar Cookies With those four things in mind, I have used the Joseph and Joseph adjustable rolling pin for years. It's easy to adjust, cleans up well, and has a nice weight to it making rolling easy. With it being wooden, it also holds flour well which helps with sticking.

Likewise, how long does fondant take to dry on cookies? I let my fondant air dry until its sturdy enough to handle (about ten minutes). Then the cookies go into individual bags and then in a box.

Correspondingly, does fondant on cookies taste good?

I would really like to like the flavor because it is so quick and easy to cover the cookies and you can do so much in the way of texture etc. I think fondant is better on cookies than on cakes. I use the buttercream flavor. It makes cookie decorating so easy.

How far in advance can I make fondant cookies?

If you want to make your cookies further in advance, you can always freeze them. I've made fondant covered sugar cookies with royal icing details, wrapped them individually in cellophane bags, then put them in the freezer. I had them in there for just over a week.

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How do you roll out fondant?

Before you roll fondant, sprinkle a flat surface with icing sugar to prevent it from sticking. Then, knead the fondant for between 5-8 minutes, or until it's smooth. Next, roll the fondant into a thick, even disk with a rolling pin, taking care to apply steady pressure so the fondant rolls evenly.

Can you put a cake with fondant in the refrigerator?

To store a whole fondant cake, cover the cake with plastic wrap and keep it at room temperature for up to 3 days. If your kitchen is hot or your cake has fillings that need to be refrigerated, wrap the cake in plastic and put it in a corrugated cardboard box.

Do you need a fondant roller?

The smaller roller is really only good for rolling out small pieces of fondant or gum paste for decorations & flowers. In order to roll out a piece of fondant to cover even a 6x4 cake, you need the larger roller because you are rolling a piece of fondant that is 14 inches across.

How long do you knead fondant?

Rolling Fondant:
  1. Remove the cured fondant from the plastic and knead for several minutes to warm the fondant until it is pliable and smooth.
  2. If the fondant is stiff and difficult to knead, microwave for about 15 seconds to warm it up.

How long in advance can I make a fondant cake?

Fondant: Fondant can be made 1 day before, up to 5 weeks before cake is due. To store fondant, wrap well in plastic wrap, and place inside an airtight container. Keep at room temperature, away from sunlight.

How do you get fondant to stay on a cake?

To prevent your fondant from sticking to your counter, lightly dust your work surface and fondant roller with confectioners' sugar or cornstarch. You can also use solid vegetable shortening to prevent sticking if you live in a very dry climate or if your fondant is already a little dry.

How should fondant decorations be stored in advance?

I like to put them on a wax paper covered tray in a dark room or cupboard - no covering at all - until I use them. Be careful on storing them in a plastic container. When I first started making fondant decorations, I made them in advance and put them in a plastic container.

Can you use a pasta roller for fondant?

Tips for Using the Pasta Roller:
So here's how to use it: Take your small rolling pin and roll out the amount of fondant or gumpaste you need. The trick is to use a sprinkling of cornstarch/powdered sugar mixture on both sides before putting it through your pasta roller so it doesn't stick.

Do you need a rolling pin to make cookies?

Most of us simply don't use a rolling pin often enough to justify the space that one takes up. There are plenty of substitutes that you almost certainly have around! I usually make drop biscuits and cookies, so I don't need a rolling pin for those. Once or twice a year, I'll make a pie and need to roll out the crust.

Should I oil my rolling pin?

It is often recommended that wooden rolling pins be wiped with food grade mineral oil to create a waterproof seal, to keep pastry from sticking to it, and to keep the wood from drying out. If the wood in your rolling pin appears to be drying out, use an oil that is safe to eat and won't go rancid.

What can you use instead of a rolling pin?

Top substitutes for rolling pin
  • a wine bottle, flour and fruits on the chopping board. It's very likely you have a wine bottle at home.
  • A Drinking glass. Another possible substitute for rolling pin is a tall drinking glass, especially in the rolling dough for bread and pies.
  • A Water bottle.

What material is best for rolling pin?

Marble rolling pins are for the aesthetically aware and the laminated dough enthusiasts. These rolling pins are rather heavy in weight but it can be chilled before rolling, making it a great tool for cool-sensitive doughs like puff pastry.

What is the best surface to roll dough on?

Fox Run 3821 Marble Pastry Board
Unlike wooden boards, marble planks are known for their ability to transfer heat faster a great feature which makes them excellent when rolling your dough. Its natural non sticky features make the board ideal for rolling any type of dough.

What makes a good rolling pin?

Best Marble: Fox Run Marble Rolling Pin
Aside from being aesthetically pleasing a marble rolling pin has a couple of major benefits. First, unlike wood, a marble pin can be chilled in the fridge or freezer, which is ideal for working with temperature sensitive doughs like puff pastry or pie crust.

Why is it called a rolling pin?

Late in the nineteenth century, J. W. Reed invented the rolling pin with handles connected to a center rod; this is similar to the tool we know today, and it prevents cooks from putting their hands on the rolling surface while shaping pastry.

What's the difference between fondant and royal icing?

Fondant is made of icing sugar, corn syrup, water, gelatin. Royal icing is primarily made of icing sugar and egg whites. Sometimes, lime or gelatin is added.

Can you freeze fondant decorated cookies?

You do have to make sure they are fully dried before packaging. If you freeze them in air tight packaging & then defrost them in the same packaging, any moisture that was in them before you froze them, will still be there.