My Gumpaste Is Very Dry

Baking By Bru-Tillie Updated 3 Aug 2010 , 5:02am by Cake_Bliss

Bru-Tillie Posted 3 Aug 2010 , 4:12am
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How can i fix this? am i better off just making a new batch?
my recipe was 1 egg white, 1 C icing sugar 2 hepaed teaspoons of tylose.

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bchumley Posted 3 Aug 2010 , 4:44am
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I've never used this exact recipe, but a similar one in one of my books calls for up to 4 tblsp of vegetable shortening in addition to the other ingredients. I'd try kneading it in a tablespoon at a time to see if it softens before I'd throw the whole batch out. (I've also had to do this to pre-packaged GP & it seems to do the trick.) Good luck!

Cake_Bliss Posted 3 Aug 2010 , 5:02am
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I got a cricut cake and it had mentioned microwave it for 5 seconds to soften. I don't know if this will help you or not just wanted to shareicon_smile.gif

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