Making Gum Paste

Baking By sunset74 Updated 19 Jul 2011 , 4:02am by Kaykaymay

sunset74 Posted 19 Jul 2011 , 3:33am
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I bought some Gum Targameth or something like that at the OSSAS and am now reading that to make NL Gum Paste I actually need Tylose. I am reading on other pages though that what I have will subsitute okay. Does anyone know if this is true? I am really concerned and want to make some gum paste.

Also I know if I add 1 tsp of this per pound of fondant it will dry like gum paste, but does it roll thin like gum paste.

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Kaykaymay Posted 19 Jul 2011 , 4:02am
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Yep Gum Trag is a good substitute for tylose. The gumpaste recipe that I use actually calls for Gum Trag but I can't get it as easily as tylose where I live so I use tylose instead and it works fine so you should be able to Gum trag without any problems.

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