Hi I was trying to make roses with MMF but havent had much luck. I have been following (youtube) instructions from aine but the MMF alone doesnt seem to be elastic enough. I remember reading that you can add tylose powder to fondant to turn it into gumpaste. Does anyone know how much?
It seems easy enough with a five petal cutter but I think the consistency is not right.
I have tried adding the tylose (or gumTex) to MMF and it just doesn't work well. But if you want to give it a try, it 1 tablespoon per "softball" size MMF. It will start to dry very quickly so make sure whatever you are not using is covered/wrapped in plastic.
its 1 tablespoon per 1 pound of fondant/MMF
Crappy photo I know but I am really please with the outcome. It is my first ever flower. I love Aine2's videos. I dont have classes near me so I have learnt everything I know so far from cake central and youtube!
I dont think the above linky thing is working.
I think you did a great job!!! Looks very good. What did you end up doing for the gumpaste???