Gumpaste Molds

Decorating By QueenJessica Updated 7 Jul 2009 , 12:03pm by Caths_Cakes

QueenJessica Posted 7 Jul 2009 , 12:23am
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I'm pretty new to gumpaste. I was wondering, when using molds, does pretty much anything work? For example, would candy molds work?

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Rylan Posted 7 Jul 2009 , 3:38am
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I know someone who has done it with successful results.

Texas_Rose Posted 7 Jul 2009 , 11:53am
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Candy molds work. It's easier to get gumpaste out of candy molds than fondant. When I've used gumpaste in a mold, I dust the mold with cornstarch. For fondant, I noticed that pam spray works better, but you have to wipe the pam spray out of the mold with a paper towel before you put the fondant in, so you don't get too much.

I actually got some really cool plastic molds at the local cake decorating store but I've seen them online too.

Hobby Lobby also has a big selection of candy molds...I've found mini seashells and fairies and big wine bottles there recently.

Caths_Cakes Posted 7 Jul 2009 , 12:03pm
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ive even used plastic moulds for chocolate with gumpaste, there a bit harder to work with them being so stiff, but i find if you let the gumpaste set up for 5 mins or so, then turn it upside and pop it out they keep there shape pretty well icon_smile.gif

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