Anybody Ever Use Vegetable Gum?

Decorating By annieliz Updated 8 Apr 2009 , 10:55pm by annieliz

annieliz Posted 6 Apr 2009 , 6:00am
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I was told that vegetable gum would work something like gum trag when added to fondant.

Is that true? If so, how much am I supposed to add?


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ceshell Posted 6 Apr 2009 , 8:13am
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Hm, which vegetable gum, or is "vegetable gum" the name? Gum trag, tylose, gum-tex (which is karaya) are technically vegetable gums...or would that be vegetative gums...? Botanical gums? Who knows; they come from plants LOL. I don't remember the amount but if you can track down that Aine2 tutorial she shows how much to add per amt of fondant. When I use small amts of fondant I just sprinkle some in...a dash for a golf-ball sized clump of fondant, a tsp for a handful, etc.

Anyway, sorry I don't have better information; I don't know how different gums perform with su gar craft, so I am not sure if the one you have will give you good results. I would just try some on a small amount of fondant to see what happens thumbs_up.gif

annieliz Posted 8 Apr 2009 , 10:55pm
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Thanks so much. I followed ur measurments and it seems to be working lol

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