Gum-Tex

Baking By seikelc Updated 4 Sep 2011 , 11:14pm by BlakesCakes

seikelc Posted 4 Sep 2011 , 8:13pm
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Can you use gum tex with fondant instead of tylose powder. I am making a cake for the fair and I have used gum tex before but did not like it for making flowers. How would gum tex work covering a dummy cake with fondant and gum tex mixed with it. If anyone could help me I sure would appreciate it.

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BlakesCakes Posted 4 Sep 2011 , 11:14pm
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There's no reason to add either tylose, or gum tex, to fondant when covering a cake. It will serve no real purpose and increase the possiblity of forming elephant skin.

Rae

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