Fondant Recipe Needed Please Can Find Anywhere Uk

Baking By confetti-iced-cakes Updated 31 Aug 2010 , 8:51am by babapeela

confetti-iced-cakes Posted 30 Aug 2010 , 9:36pm
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hi all

please tell me how to make fondant with out marshmallow

where can i buy Tylose from?
& shortening?

as im in the uk


THanks in advance for any advice you can give me!

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LisaPeps Posted 30 Aug 2010 , 10:03pm
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Tylose you can get from any Cake decorating shop or the internet.

Shortening is called Trex in the UK, you can get it from any supermarket in the butter aisle.

You could buy marshmallow from any supermarket too if you wanted to go down the MMF route,

HTH

babapeela Posted 30 Aug 2010 , 10:04pm
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You can order Tylose online, or if you have a Hobbycraft or kitchen/sugarcraft shop near you you can get Gum Tragacanth which does the same thing. As for shortening, Tesco and Sainsbury's have it with the butter (I'm sure other supermarkets do, these are just the only ones I'm familiar with) look for 'Trex'.

babapeela Posted 30 Aug 2010 , 10:23pm
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ok, why did it block the word 'sugarcraft' in my previous post? icon_confused.gif

babapeela Posted 30 Aug 2010 , 10:24pm
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it keeps blocking the word s u g a r c r a f t! what madness is this?!

babapeela Posted 30 Aug 2010 , 10:24pm
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Aaaargh! why will it not let me put the words 'sugar' and 'craft' together????

imagenthatnj Posted 30 Aug 2010 , 10:32pm
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babapeela, there seemed to be a lawsuit long ago between cake central and the name you're trying to put together.

Maybe that's why.

http://dockets.justia.com/docket/ohio/ohsdce/1:2007cv00826/118412/

confetti-iced-cakes Posted 30 Aug 2010 , 10:32pm
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thanks you so much to LisaPeps babapeela for replying
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confetti-iced-cakes Posted 30 Aug 2010 , 10:41pm
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do you make your foundant or buy ready made?

if so where from?

i need recipe for foundant pleaseee

confetti-iced-cakes Posted 30 Aug 2010 , 10:49pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by babapeela

You can order Tylose online, or if you have a Hobbycraft or kitchen/ shop near you you can get Gum Tragacanth which does the same thing. As for shortening, Tesco and Sainsbury's have it with the butter (I'm sure other supermarkets do, these are just the only ones I'm familiar with) look for 'Trex'.




do you make your foundant or buy ready made?

if so where from?

i need recipe for foundant pleaseee

confetti-iced-cakes Posted 30 Aug 2010 , 10:50pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LisaPeps

Tylose you can get from any Cake decorating shop or the internet.

Shortening is called Trex in the UK, you can get it from any supermarket in the butter aisle.

You could buy marshmallow from any supermarket too if you wanted to go down the MMF route,

HTH




do you make your foundant or buy ready made?

if so where from?

i need recipe for foundant pleaseee

playingwithsugar Posted 30 Aug 2010 , 11:00pm
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There are recipes in the archives, but you might have to convert them to metric.

I recommend the Michele Foster Fondant Recipe

http://cakecentral.com/recipes/7432/michele-fosters-updated-fondant

It's great to work with, and has a great taste to it.

And if you have any questions about it, she always makes the time to answer.

Theresa icon_smile.gif

babapeela Posted 31 Aug 2010 , 8:51am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by imagenthatnj

babapeela, there seemed to be a lawsuit long ago between cake central and the name you're trying to put together.

Maybe that's why.

http://dockets.justia.com/docket/ohio/ohsdce/1:2007cv00826/118412/




wow, I had no idea it was a brand. Here it is just the name for working with sugar!

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