And how is it any different from fondant or gumpaste?
Hi there, the mexican paste has mcuh softer texture than the gumpaste. I use this paste, when I use my patchwork cutters. And I use lot of shortening, when I knead the paste. So that make the design comes out from the cutter with no trouble at all. If it get stuck in the cutter, use a dress makers pin to take it out.
And where can you get it? I've never heard about it...
Sorry, I don't know where you can buy that in US. But if you want, I can post a recipe for that, which I got from Patchwork Cutters.
I would LOVE to have the recipe..... I got some Patchwork cutters, and just made a TERRIBLE MESS with them...... I haven't used them since !
To buy it:
THANK YOU !!!
When I went to the M.A.C.S. convention, I got a demo from a rep at SugarCraft.
As stated it is easy to work with and the recipie is not hard at all, just have to get the right ingredients.
Sorry for the delay, but here is the recipe I got from Patchwork Cutters.
8oz Powdered Sugar and 3 x 5ml teaspoons Gum Tragacanth.
6 x 5ml Cold Water.
Knead well. Store in a plastic bag overnight (not in fridge.)
Can someone tell me more about the Patchwork Cutters, I found their website but I can't tell, are they cookie cutters or what? How do you use them?
They are not cookie cutters. They have all sorts of things, like flowers, letters, numbers, animals etc. Here is the link for the patchwork Cutters from Global Sugar Art.
There is a Horse cake in my photos. I did it using Patchwork Cutters.
Thank you for your answers and the recipe and links. I always like trying something new.