Questions About Tylose Powder ?

Decorating By tame Updated 12 Apr 2009 , 8:46pm by ApplegumKitchen

tame Posted 12 Apr 2009 , 5:05am
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What is it use for?
How is it use?
what does it do?

I heard it being use in fondant, how is it mixed?

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tame Posted 12 Apr 2009 , 5:32am
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idjitmom Posted 12 Apr 2009 , 5:37am
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You can use it to make gumpaste, to make a glue to hold your decorations on a cake, & you can mix it in fondant to make a sort of gumpaste substitute.

tame Posted 12 Apr 2009 , 6:40am
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when using it for fondant do you just mix the powder into the fondant and do you know how much ?

katerinazoi Posted 12 Apr 2009 , 5:45pm
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You use it when you want your pliable fondant to become more stif so it can have better results with decorations. It is thus used in small amounts and not for covering the entire cake.
You must add 1 tsp of tylose powder to 250g fondant and knead until all the powder is well incorporated. Fo better results, I leave mine wrapped in cling film for an entire night.
Hopw this helps!!! icon_lol.gif

tame Posted 12 Apr 2009 , 7:40pm
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Thanks guys, so it guess it just like the 50/50 fondant /gumpaste mix results correct?

ApplegumKitchen Posted 12 Apr 2009 , 8:46pm
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Check out this post on Cakes & More - it has all a wealth of info on CMC - Tylose and other hardeners

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