Tylo Powder....

Decorating By katies_cakes Updated 6 Mar 2010 , 9:23pm by noahsmummy

katies_cakes Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 12:41pm
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I have just been and bought my first tub of tylo powder and cant wait to play with it! but there are no instructions or info with it! can anyone advise me of how much to use with fondant and how best to apply it/mix it or whatever? TIA icon_biggrin.gif

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peg818 Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 3:20pm
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I mix one teaspoon per 8oz of fondant. Just knead it in. It will make the fondant dry firmer so it can easily be used for bows ribbons and flowers.

Lyndseyb52 Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 6:18pm
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It goes a very long way so I use it to make my own glue now too, the instructions are on the side of the pot. So much cheaper than buying it!

Lyndsey xx

katies_cakes Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 6:46pm
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Peg818 i used have just used 1tsp in 8oz and i found it very difficult to work with. it was hard as rock! lol. should i try using less or is it ment to be that stiff? Lyndsey there are no instructions at all on the pot i have. icon_sad.gif would you mind posting them for me please?

thanks for your replys.

sweettoothmom1 Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 6:59pm
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i've heard 1tsp for 1 pound fondant.

dsilvest Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 7:05pm
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If you think you have put too much tylose powder into the fondant and it is hard as a rock, mix some of this with an equal amount of fondant (you might have to microwave it a few seconds) . Let it rest a few minutes, and you should have a more workable mixture.

Lyndseyb52 Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 12:24pm
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Hi Katie

On my pot of tylo the instructions say...

Mix 30 parts water to 1 part tylo powder (mix will look lumpy to start) Leave over night and you'll have clear thickish gel. Add more water to obtain the consistency you require.

I think I only used about a quarter of a teaspoon of powder with about 8 teaspoons of water to start off.

Lyndsey xx

noahsmummy Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 1:01pm
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is cmc the same thing? also; can you mix with mmf? or does it need to be normal fondant? tia

dsilvest Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 8:04pm
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CMC is the same.
Yes you can mix it with MMF.

noahsmummy Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 9:23pm
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thankyou. =)

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