Mixing Fondant With Gumpaste Or Adding Tylose Powder

Decorating By ExcitedNewbie Updated 19 May 2009 , 9:54pm by ExcitedNewbie

ExcitedNewbie Posted 19 May 2009 , 8:56pm
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I would like to make my fondant be able to hold it's shape when molding it. Is this the benefit derived from adding gumpaste to it or tylose powder?

Thank you for your help!!

~ Kim

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mbt4955 Posted 19 May 2009 , 9:20pm
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A lot of people use 50/50 gumpaste and fondant. It does help it hold its shape, it makes it dry faster and it allows you to roll it out much thinner (for flowers).

You can make gumpaste by adding tylose to fondant.

ExcitedNewbie Posted 19 May 2009 , 9:54pm
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Thank you Martha for your help! It is very much appreciated! You are a sweetheart!

~ Kim

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