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Next, you need to sprinkle a bit of cornstarch on your counter to help prevent sticking (rub it in). Crisco coating. It will be pretty stiff when you try to knead it again, but it can be micro waved for 10 to 20 seconds, if necessary. Now is the best time to add your food coloring. Pre-shape your icing into approximately the shape of your cake. OK, here is a point of controversy about the next step. I prefer the cornstarch myself, but during very dry atmospheric conditions, I have been known to use the shortening method. Most folks do not have a nonstick rolling pin, but if you do, now is the time to use it. The technique that I use is to gently roll the icing on the nonstick rolling pin like a piece of fabric. Quickly place the fondant icing at one bottom edge of the cake and unroll the rolling pin, holding it about 2 inches over the cake. If you notice a bubble in the surface, take a thin sharp needle and poke a tiny hole, at an angle, in the bubble.