Gumpaste Not Sticking?

Decorating By mrsmc23 Updated 9 Sep 2009 , 9:13pm by mrsmc23

mrsmc23 Posted 9 Sep 2009 , 7:56pm
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Hi I am a newbie to cake decorating. I am trying to make a figure out of gumpaste, but cannot get it to stick. I am using tylose glue. any suggestions? thanks so much, Cheryl

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brincess_b Posted 9 Sep 2009 , 8:57pm
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what ever you are trying to stick need to be properly suported - like with bubble wrap, or clingfilm, something soft. and it will take time. humidity will make it take longer.
you might want to add some internal support, like spaghetti or cocktail stick.
not tried tylose glue, but it is supposed to be good. you could try dissolving a bit fondant or gumpaste with hot water, that also makes an edible glue. wich ever you use, you do only need a little bit.
hope something in there helps!
xx

mrsmc23 Posted 9 Sep 2009 , 9:13pm
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Thanks for the reply. I'm in Houston so maybe the humidity is the problem. I'm going to let what I stuck together dry overnight and reassess in the morning. Thanks again!

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