50/50 Question

Decorating By Edee Updated 4 Jun 2009 , 3:07am by katherinem

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Edee Posted 3 Jun 2009 , 6:12pm
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I want to make some edible bows and have some 50/50 gumpaste, marshmallow fondant. Will these be edible or soft enough to eat? Anyone know?

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pattycakesnj Posted 3 Jun 2009 , 6:16pm
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they should be at a 50/50 mix

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tonedna Posted 3 Jun 2009 , 6:20pm
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I dont see a problem..gumpaste is edible is just not tasty..But then again, I dont like to eat fondant..
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STRAWBERRY1390 Posted 3 Jun 2009 , 6:21pm
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Hi Edee,

I dont use MMF i use satin ice and 50/50 mix with satin ice dries hard. just like gumpaste but much faster because of the fondant. hope that gives you an idea.

happy caking,

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Rylan Posted 4 Jun 2009 , 2:28am
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I always use a combination on Satin Ice gumpaste and Wilton Fondant.

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katherinem Posted 4 Jun 2009 , 3:07am
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I would never put Wilton Fondant to cover any of my cakes but I do combine it with wilton gumpaste and use it to make my toppers for my cake. Most recently i used to to make a baby topper, quilt, baby blocks, etc that all sat at the top of a baby shower cake. And trust me it was not going anywhere - the mommy to be ended up taking it home as a keepsake. I wouldn't recommend adding marshmallow fondant and trying to used it as a gumpaste.

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