Satin Ice Gumpaste..

Decorating By shirleart Updated 29 Apr 2010 , 1:48am by candycakes2010

shirleart Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 3:28am
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Does anyone use it and do you add tylose to it? I find that if I don't add tylose to it, it takes forever to dry plus it seems to soft to make the petals curl. I was making a rose the other night and I'd place the petal, get it the way I wanted it and next thing you know, the petal was just flopping down....Weird... Am I using it the wrong way maybe? Thanks for any suggestions..

Shirley G

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Tracy7953 Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 3:43am
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I have used it forever without adding anything. It dries fast and is sturdy. The only thing is that it dries out really fast while you are working with it.

icer101 Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 3:53am
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I can,t use it. Too soft for me. Takes too long to dry. I use wilton premade or make nick lodges recipe.

BlakesCakes Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 5:51am
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Originally Posted by icer101

I can,t use it. Too soft for me. Takes too long to dry. I use wilton premade or make nick lodges recipe.




Same here.

Rae

dchockeyguy Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 2:36pm
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I agree. It's too soft and takes too long to dry. I have switched to teh Albert Uster gumpaste mix.

Satin Ice Gumpaste isn't actually gum paste. It's their fondant with other things added to it.

Rylan Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 4:11pm
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I tried it before and it was fine--never bought another bucket though. If it is too soft, just add tylose. Now, all I use is fondant with tylose, Nick Lodge's recipe and Fran's recipe.

pattigunter Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 4:20pm
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I use it all the time. BUT I've found that wilton white fondant with a bit of tylose added works better.

shirleart Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 11:41pm
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Thanks all! I did add tylose to the gumpaste and seems to work better...Sure is soft though....

candycakes2010 Posted 29 Apr 2010 , 1:48am
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I use the satin ice g/p because it rolls so thin and dries great. On occasion i do use tylose. I guess everyone is used to their own way.

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