How Do You Keep Your Gumpaste Fresh?

Decorating By lngo Updated 5 Jan 2010 , 7:45am by madgeowens

lngo Posted 5 Jan 2010 , 7:06am
post #1 of 2

I have the Wilton gumpaste, and the problem I'm having is keeping the unused portion soft enough for later use.

I cover it with shortening and cover it in plastic wrap then store in a ziploc bag at room temperature.

Is there a better way to store it that maximizes shelf life? Would it be better to store it in the fridge? Does homemade gumpaste tend to last longer?

Thanks for any tips!

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madgeowens Posted 5 Jan 2010 , 7:45am
post #2 of 2

thats what I do, and if it gets hard, I nuke it for a few seconds...

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