Tylose To Fondant

Decorating By King-Girlz Updated 12 Nov 2009 , 10:20pm by BlakesCakes

King-Girlz Posted 12 Nov 2009 , 2:48pm
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How much tylose to I add to 1 lb of fondant?
Thanks.

5 replies
egensinnig Posted 12 Nov 2009 , 3:23pm
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I would like to know too!
Tried with half a tsp but it did not dry as I hoped. But I'm using CMC - don't know if the proportions are different....

grandmom Posted 12 Nov 2009 , 3:28pm
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I have good luck with 1/2 - 3/4 teaspoon Tylose to half pound, so double that for a pound.

Check this recent thread, gives a link to a good video too:

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-657895-tylose.html

costumeczar Posted 12 Nov 2009 , 5:51pm
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To make gumpaste, 1 1/2 tsp for store-bought fondant, 2 tsp for homemade. The store-bought tends to already have gums in it so you don't need to use as much.

alvarezmom Posted 12 Nov 2009 , 6:05pm
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I never measure. I just add until it starts to get hard! LOL

BlakesCakes Posted 12 Nov 2009 , 10:20pm
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To softer fondants like Satin Ice, Pettinice, Regalice, and FondX: 1 level tsp. per 1 lb. give a nice, workable product that dries quickly and crack-free

For Wilton fondant, which is a tighter fondant, a full 1/2 tsp. will work nicely.

These are the measurements Lorraine McKay uses when making figures.

HTH
Rae

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