Help Using Edible Images

Decorating By yummy_in_my_tummy Updated 5 May 2010 , 7:30pm by yummy_in_my_tummy

yummy_in_my_tummy Posted 5 May 2010 , 1:12am
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Hi Everyone!

Does anyone know how to get an edible image to stick to gumpaste? I've never used them before and I don't want to mess it up...

Can I just glue it to the gumpaste with a little bit of water?

Any suggestions are appreciated!

Thank you!

6 replies
jessielou Posted 5 May 2010 , 1:22am
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I know some use just a very light mist of water. I have also used a VERY thin layer of piping gel spread on the back of the image. HTH

icer101 Posted 5 May 2010 , 1:35am
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I used a little piping gel , when i glue to fondant or g/p. works great!

icingimages Posted 5 May 2010 , 4:12am
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Fine mist of water works great, but be careful whether you use water or piping gel not to get any on the top of the icing sheet or it will smear.

SpecialtyCakesbyKelli Posted 5 May 2010 , 8:08am
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I've used piping gel and very small amounts of corn syrup when I'm out of piping gel.

sheena Posted 5 May 2010 , 8:41am
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I've used tylose glue lightly brushed on with a paintbrush...HTH

yummy_in_my_tummy Posted 5 May 2010 , 7:30pm
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Thanks everyone! I appreciate it! icon_biggrin.gif

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