Package Of Gumpaste Is Hardened Is There Anyway To Save It

Decorating By Kandis Updated 2 Dec 2010 , 7:01pm by Kandis

Kandis Posted 2 Dec 2010 , 12:41pm
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I have a half a package and its pretty hard, is there any way I can soften it up to use or is it only good to make " glue"? Thanks for any ideas!

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Loucinda Posted 2 Dec 2010 , 1:15pm
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Break off any really completely dry spots, then microwave it for a few seconds - then knead in some shortning. This sometimes works, but it is really important to make sure you get any of the dry pieces out before kneading it.

Kandis Posted 2 Dec 2010 , 1:56pm
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Thanks Loucinda, so the spots that are pretty dry are no good anymore right? No bringing them back to life eh? icon_smile.gif Thanks!

Loucinda Posted 2 Dec 2010 , 1:58pm
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I never have had any luck re-hydrating them! I learned by trial and error to just get as much of that part off and working with what is left. Otherwise, you end up with little tiny bits of hard gumpaste in the part that you were able to save.

Kandis Posted 2 Dec 2010 , 7:01pm
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