I have never used gumpaste before, I would like to make roses and was told to use gumpaste over fondant that they would last longer. Any suggestions on making it or should I buy it already made? If not do you have a recipe for gumpaste. Thank you
Hi, I haven't made gumpaste from scratch. But lot of members recommend Nicholas Lodge's gumpaste recipe.
What I do is, I add 1/2 a teaspoon of CMC/ Tylose powder to 250g of fondant, and knead well. The other thing that you can do is, mix 50/50 store bought gumpaste and fondant.
Thank you, I was told also to mix 50/50. I will try that..
I buy CK's powdered gumpaste mix. I just add water, mix, wrap and let sit for a while. I can make up as little or as much as I need. I also knead in the dry powder to stiffen up fondant. Works for me, and since it's a dry powder, it lasts forever.
the scratch gumpaste recipe is pretty soft. Be sure to work in all the powdered sugar you can so it will be stiff enough to handle. I found it worked well for some flowers, and not for others. I preferred the texture of the Wilton GP mix to the homemade.