NEWTODECORATING Posted 27 Apr 2005 , 9:29pm
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My cake decorating class is looking for liquid glucose. So far we have tried local grosery stores, and AC Moore where the class is held--NO LUCK! Any ideas where I can find it or is it something I will have to order online. I would prefer to find it local.

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Lisa Posted 27 Apr 2005 , 9:34pm
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I found the glucose I use at Old Time Pottery in the cake decorating isle. It's made by Wilton and comes in a tub.

MrsMissey Posted 27 Apr 2005 , 10:40pm
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I'm pretty sure I got mine at Michaels!

tcturtleshell Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 1:27am
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What is liquid glucose anyway? I thought it might be piping gel. I wasn't sure so I didn't answer this post. I learn new things everyday~

lilscakes Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 1:30am
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Try a wine making supply store. That's where I get mine from for my other hobby (wine making) . Likely much cheaper than Michaels or other like stores. icon_smile.gif

Ladycake Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 2:13am
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My cake decorating class is looking for liquid glucose. So far we have tried local grosery stores, and AC Moore where the class is held--NO LUCK! Any ideas where I can find it or is it something I will have to order online. I would prefer to find it local.





I think that walmart has it in the drug store part of the store also..

tcturtleshell Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 5:03am
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Ya'll never said what liquid glucose is??

m0use Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 3:48pm
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Ya'll never said what liquid glucose is??



Found this site for you TC that tells you what it is: http://www.riddhisiddhi.co.in/prod_lg.htm

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Liquid Glucose is a mixture of Glucose, Maltose and Maltodextrin and Oligosaccharides. It is a colorless, odorless, viscous sweet syrup, mainly used in confectionery and pharmaceuticals industry as a sweetener and bonding agent. It is a combination of mono, di, tri, penta and higher saccharides.

High Maltose Corn Syrup is a specially prepared acid-enzyme converted corn syrup which contains maltose as its major carbohydrate constituent. This high maltose syrup improves flavor, body, and texture at high sucrose replacement levels while imparting resistance to color formation, moisture absorption, and crystallization in finished products such as hard candies. It produces finished products which have exceptional stability, clarity, and brilliance.


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luceymoose Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 3:49pm
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sounds like piping gel to me.

MrsMissey Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 4:09pm

...don't know the technical aspects of glucose but it is an ingredient used to make gumpaste and fondant.

tcturtleshell Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 4:19pm

Cool! Thanks Mouse! I was thinking about glucose the minute I opened my eyes this morning!! icon_eek.gif

m0use Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 4:25pm

Your welcome TC....if you read the ingredients list on some of your foods, you will find a glucose syrup of some sort that is used as a sweetener in the product. For example, my bottle of gatorade that I am looking at has glucose-fructose syrup in it.

tcturtleshell Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 4:27pm

Yepper, your right! A lot of stuff has it in it!!

melodyscakes Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 6:15pm

before i started this hobby, i did a vacation bible school one year and we had to use that stuff for one of the crafts, (a water globe) anyway i found it at osco drug store. i didnt realize i would ever use it agian making cakes....you learn something new everday.....on this site!
melody

NEWTODECORATING Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 6:31pm

Sorry I haven't been back. Hubby came home and needed the computer. BUMMER! I have developed a habit --reading all the post so I can learn more. You are all so helpful and knowledgeable!
Anyway I have a receipe for Moulding icing. It calls for 7ml liquid glucose
1 egg white
1 lb con. sugar
You can mold the cutest things! I really want to try it.

diane Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 7:46pm

hey, i bought this cake decorating book the other day and it has a recipe for gumpaste. the ingredients are probably in everyones cabinets. does anyone want the recipe??? icon_lol.gif

NEWTODECORATING Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 8:41pm

Yes please. I haven't explored molding flowers with gumpaste or molding icing yet. I have made some with the melting candies and corn syrup. I would like to try my hand at it.

diane Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 8:45pm

i posted the recipe under another topic!!

NEWTODECORATING Posted 28 Apr 2005 , 8:53pm

I FOUND IT! At a local pharmacy. Thanks everyone!

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