Sugar Sparkles On Gumpaste

Decorating By judyj2 Updated 5 Mar 2010 , 3:12pm by Jack031

judyj2 Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 11:14pm
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I am making a castle cake for Saturday and I made gumpaste turrets which I wanted to cover in sugar sparkles. I was going to use icing on them but I am afraid it will soften the gumpaste. Is there a better way? Perhaps piping gel?
Thanks

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quietude Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 11:33pm
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Hi, you might want to paint on gum glue. I used it to add sugar crystals to some gum paste crowns and it worked wonderfully. HTH

judyj2 Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 11:51pm
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Thanks quietude, I will try that.

ZoesMum Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 1:11am
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I added some sugar crystals to some stamens for Callalillies, and I just wet the gumpaste a bit then rolled it in the sugar. Worked just fine!

Jack031 Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 3:12pm
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Either gum glue or piping gel will work perfect just paint it on where you want the sparkles then roll it in them, then your done!

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