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Hi, I want to make fondant cut out like flowers and allow them to dry. How long can I keep the flowers before I put on the cake. Also if I have more flowers than I need, can I store them for future use (like the royal icing flowers, which can be stored for months)?

Sowmya - from Redmond, WA

Fondant flowers keep almost as long as dried royal icing flowers.  Once dry, make sure to store them in an airtight container in a dark area.  Humidity can cause the flowers to break down or bleed color.  Light can fade the color.  Happy decorating!

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