What's Gum Arabic Used For?

Decorating By lucysmam Updated 7 Mar 2009 , 5:06pm by lucysmam

lucysmam Posted 7 Mar 2009 , 1:36pm
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Just wondered, is it similar to gum tragacanth? Or, is it something completely different?


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-K8memphis Posted 7 Mar 2009 , 2:42pm
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Different --as far as I know I've never seen it recommended as a substitute. I use it for strengthening my royal icing. It's also used to make edible glitter.


lucysmam Posted 7 Mar 2009 , 5:06pm
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thanks k8memphis, was just curious as I saw it on a supplies website but it didn't have a description

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