How Do I Prevent Cracking Gum Paste When Using Lineas Mix?

Decorating By lanalei Updated 30 May 2008 , 11:54am by playingwithsugar

lanalei Posted 30 May 2008 , 4:02am
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I finally found a plumeria cutter, but the gum paste I am using, which is Linneas mix I bought at the local cake decorating store, keeps cracking as it is drying. HELP!!!! Ive gotten the hand of the flowers and need a lot of practice, but I am a perfectionist, and can't stand the cracking. I will post pictures soon. usaribbon.gificon_lol.gif

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playingwithsugar Posted 30 May 2008 , 11:54am
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Where are you located, and what are you rolling it on (cornstarch, powdered sugar, or shortening)?

Humidity (or lack of it) and what you roll your paste out on have a great deal to do with the way it behaves.

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