Can Somebody Help Me?

Baking By clapoggio_28 Updated 18 Jul 2011 , 6:05pm by stormrider

clapoggio_28 Posted 18 Jul 2011 , 4:20pm
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Hello!!! I have a question to ask. I need to know if CMC to make fondant is the same thing that a wilton product called GUM TEX ??? icon_rolleyes.gif if some know please let me know !! Thank you.

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leah_s Posted 18 Jul 2011 , 4:36pm
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close enough.

Texas_Rose Posted 18 Jul 2011 , 5:10pm
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They're not completely interchangable. If you want to use gum-tex, then use one of the recipes designed for it.

Gum-tex smells weird and makes a pinkish paste, at least that has been my expericence with it. CMC is worth ordering if you can, because it's easier to work with, has better stretch, and makes a bright white paste.

stormrider Posted 18 Jul 2011 , 6:05pm
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Agree with Texas_Rose - gum-tex has an awful smell and my gum paste didn't harden properly even after 3 days. I would stick with CMC if you have it.

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