What Is Tylose?

Decorating By sweetnessx3 Updated 4 Jul 2010 , 2:43am by Molly2

sweetnessx3 Posted 4 Jul 2010 , 2:07am
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I need to make some Mickey ears and bought some black fondant . I bought some tylose today ,Ive never tried it and really dont know what its for lol! But, heard that you mix it with fondant to make it dry harder ... is this true and is this what tylose is for ? I bought it at Nicholas Lodge store in Atlanta ,loved the store icon_smile.gif felt like a kid in a canndy store lol! So should I mix this with my fondant for my Mickey ears and if so how much do I use ? Thank you CCers icon_smile.gif

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catlharper Posted 4 Jul 2010 , 2:11am
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Yup...tylose helps fondant dry about twice as fast. I use two tsp per cup of fondant for my cut outs to help them dry. If I'm doing figures tho I use a 50/50 mix of fondant and gumpaste.

sweetnessx3 Posted 4 Jul 2010 , 2:14am
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Thank you Catlharper icon_smile.gif

Molly2 Posted 4 Jul 2010 , 2:43am
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I use it in my gum paste when I make flowers I also use it to make my glue for figuers works grea.t mix a little with water it goes a long ways


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