Drying Gumpaste?

Decorating By Creative_chika Updated 3 Jul 2010 , 2:44pm by UpAt2am

Creative_chika Posted 3 Jul 2010 , 2:28pm
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Hello everyone!

I'm decorating a cake today and left my gumpaste bow for last :s
How long does it take for gumpaste to dry? Taking cake to the party in about 4.5 hours. Is that enough time?

Thanks!!!!

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UpAt2am Posted 3 Jul 2010 , 2:44pm
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it can be enough time as long as you rolled the gumpaste really thin. if you didn't it's going to take longer to dry, but 4 1/2 hours could work. just don't put it on until you absolutely have to. i also saw somewhere on here that you can put it in the oven (that's turned off) with the oven light on and that it's a really dry place and may speed up the process. HTH of course if you have tylose, mix some in and that will help too!

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