Sugar Ice!!! I Need Help!!

Decorating By shorty1823 Updated 12 Jun 2009 , 9:49pm by shanna_banana

shorty1823 Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 6:09pm
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icon_surprised.gif I need help making the sugar ice that goes with the sugar bottles i made the sugar bottles but when i tried to make the ice it came out yellow I NEED HELP ASAP!! Thanks my e-mail is: [email protected] [/b]

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tiggy2 Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 8:31pm
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I'd like to know how to keep it clear too so here's a bump.

CakesByLJ Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 8:44pm
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If you use isomalt it will stay clear. Real sugar will turn amber... good luck..

shanna_banana Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 8:47pm
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If you cook it too long it will start to burn, turning yellow first. So you have to watch it VERY closely. I prefer to use a microwave hard candy recipe, with or without the flavoring. Usually it is less corn syrup than sugar. Also, there is no need to change the power settings. Everything can be done on high. Just remember, every microwave varies in wattage so you have to experiment with yours or watch it very carefully. HTH

tiggy2 Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 8:53pm
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Here's a recipe I found for microwave hard candy http://www.fabulousfoods.com/recipes/article/111/18079

shanna_banana Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 9:49pm
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Originally Posted by tiggy2

Here's a recipe I found for microwave hard candy http://www.fabulousfoods.com/recipes/article/111/18079




That is exactly the same as the recipe I use except I don't use plastic wrap at all. Also, a glass measuring cup with a spout makes pouring it a lot easier. Good luck!

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