Can I Add....

Decorating By micnmax2003 Updated 10 May 2008 , 4:27am by Amia

micnmax2003 Posted 10 May 2008 , 4:00am
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Can I add something to fondant to make it more like gumpaste?? I have found 2 recipes to make my own gumpaste (b/c I didn't like the Wilton mix I used before) one uses tylose & the other gum tragacenth; what are the differences btwn these products (and what is gum tex)??

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cakeflake Posted 10 May 2008 , 4:25am
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I add gum tex to my fondant to make it more like gumpaste. It's fine to use for modeling and 3-d figures.

Amia Posted 10 May 2008 , 4:27am
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Yes, you can add tylose to fondant. Add 1 tsp tylose per 1 lb. fondant, and that makes modeling paste. I'm not sure what the difference between tylose and gum tragacanth are, but I think they're very similar. Gum-tex and gum tragacanth are the same thing, I think. icon_confused.gificon_confused.gif

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