Gelatin Sheets??

Decorating By mindy1204 Updated 26 Jul 2010 , 3:20am by Tracy7953

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mindy1204 Posted 26 Jul 2010 , 1:42am
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Does anyone know if you can use cutters with these like you would do with gumpaste. I know you can buy the sheets for it but while I am waiting on those thought I could try this.

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cherrycakes Posted 26 Jul 2010 , 2:51am
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The gelatin sheets that I have tied (Dr. Oetker) are very firm, but flexible, like a solid piece of plastic. They almost feel like a plastic gift card and I cut them with scissors. Unless there are different types of gelatin sheets there is no way you could use cutters with them.

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Tracy7953 Posted 26 Jul 2010 , 3:20am
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I have made the gelatin butterflies which start out as a sheet of gelatin. The directions are on the homepage of CC under tutorials. If you trace with an edible pen around a cutter then use scissors I think it will work. It is really easy to make your own gelatin sheets - cheap too.

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