Edible Screen Printing With The Yudu

Decorating By Cookingkimber Updated 13 Jun 2011 , 8:42pm by Lcubed82

Cookingkimber Posted 12 Jun 2011 , 6:37pm
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So i just bought the yudu and i want to use it to help with special logos and other project on fondat and gumpaste. I am assuming that the chemical that they use for the emulsion is most likely not food safe so I was thinking i can just use vinyal and maybe my cricut for the image.

Does any one know of a better way to get a food safe emulsion and suggestions on edible ink would be great as well!!!

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Lcubed82 Posted 12 Jun 2011 , 8:41pm
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No answer, but on Amazing Wedding Cakes, the shop in Minnesota uses silkscreening on their cakes. I would love to know how!

BlakesCakes Posted 12 Jun 2011 , 8:49pm
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You're right--the emulsion for the YUDU screens is NOT food safe. I actually e-mailed them about a year ago and suggested that they make food safe products, but so far, no results.

Years ago--like 1975-- Wilton produced several lovely screens for use with chocolate. I used them in a class with Beth Parvu 2 years ago. She was looking in to being able to make food safe screens, but I haven't heard anything recently about the project.

I've looked around on the internet for food safe screening emulsion, but I haven't located anything. Good Luck.


Lcubed82 Posted 13 Jun 2011 , 8:42pm
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Another option could be using an electronic cutter, such as Cricut, to cut out your design from freezer paper. Use the negative and attach it to the screen, then proceed.

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