Is There White Gum Paste?

Decorating By gscout73 Updated 26 Aug 2011 , 12:22am by SweetDelites

gscout73 Posted 23 Aug 2011 , 3:50am
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The Wilton gumpaste is not white, and when I add gumtex to white fondant it is no longer white. Is there white gumpaste? How do I make gum paste white? Is there such a thing??

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fondantgrl Posted 23 Aug 2011 , 4:15am
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try coloring it with white paste/gel food coloring by Wiltons..

JWinslow Posted 23 Aug 2011 , 4:55am
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platinum paste is more white, IMO


vkat Posted 23 Aug 2011 , 5:27am
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Satin Ice is white and very easy to work with.

JWinslow Posted 23 Aug 2011 , 6:00am
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"Satin Ice is white and very easy to work with."

I forgot about Satin Ice! I agree that it is very easy to work with. Comes in a pretty good size too. Available at GSA

carmijok Posted 23 Aug 2011 , 6:10am
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Looks pretty white to me...especially when it's dry!

You might try Americolor gel white to mix in if you don't think it is white enough.

fondantgrl Posted 25 Aug 2011 , 6:57am
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Originally Posted by vkat

is white and very easy to work with.

I thought Satin Ice is only Fondant ? I didn't know it also comes in gum paste .

Texas_Rose Posted 25 Aug 2011 , 2:02pm
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Satin Ice makes gumpaste too. It's much softer than the homemade, tylose version and I didn't have good luck with it in the humidity here.

For the original question, order some tylose and make your own gumpaste. Google Nick Lodge's recipe, it's great and it comes out pure, bright white.

Elaine2581 Posted 25 Aug 2011 , 8:44pm
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I agree with Texas Rose. I use the Nicholas Lodge recipe with tylose and it works quite well. If I'm in a real hurry, I will occasionally use Wilton's in the pouch rather than mixing the powder in the can. But I will usually add a bit of fondant to it to make it more white. Good luck.

Ashleyssweetdesigns Posted 25 Aug 2011 , 8:56pm
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my gumpaste is always white Ive never had to add anything

olleharr Posted 25 Aug 2011 , 11:51pm
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I never liked the taste of Wilton's gumpaste but just tried Satin Ice gumpaste and it seems real easy to work with and actually tastes good. I added tylose though because I wanted to make sure it's nice and stiff and dry by tomorrow.

SweetDelites Posted 26 Aug 2011 , 12:22am
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Maybe someone can help me, I tried the can mix twice and I can't seem to make it work. It won't hold it's shape, and it sticks no matter how much powder sugar I used.

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