Medium Used For Characters

Decorating By CMTorie Updated 27 Mar 2010 , 1:56am by ChoueiriCakeCo

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CMTorie Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 8:54pm
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I see the link with all the tutorials for making characters and it's super great! However, I have heard that you use fondant mixed with gum paste, is that right? do you just mix the gum paste powder into the fondant?

Help, I have to have my figures done by tomorrow in order for them to dry in time, and I've never done it, LOL

Any help would be really appreciated!

TIA ~ Torie

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msulli10 Posted 27 Mar 2010 , 1:46am
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I add tylose powder to my fondant and it will firm up nicely. You can also take gumpaste and knead it with fondant.

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ChoueiriCakeCo Posted 27 Mar 2010 , 1:56am
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Usually the gumpaste is already mixed into it's pliable form, and then it is kneaded into the fondant. I don't think it would work if you mixed it as a powder.

I always use 50/50 gumpaste/fondant mix because I have trouble getting smooth balls with just gumpaste. It makes it much easier to work with and still dries hard.

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