What Will I Get If I Mix Fondant And Gumpaste?

Decorating By doramoreno62 Updated 15 Oct 2011 , 6:40am by doramoreno62

doramoreno62 Posted 15 Oct 2011 , 4:58am
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I have to make some Halloween figures (ghosts, pumpkins, etc.) and I have only ever used gumpaste for making figures. I hate the wrinkly "elephant skin" that it gets because it's drying while I'm still molding. I use Wilton pre made gumpaste. I thought I read somewhere that if you mix it with fondant it won't dry as fast, therefore eliminating the wrinkly texture. But will it dry hard enough that my black cats tails and bat wings won't droop?
Do I use a 50/50 ratio?
And will it eventually dry rock hard like gumpaste?
Please help!

3 replies
cakenutz Posted 15 Oct 2011 , 5:04am
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you will get a good workable gumpaste that takes longer to dry so it gives u more time to play with

Katiebelle74 Posted 15 Oct 2011 , 5:09am
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It is called 50/50 paste and yes you mix it 50/50 hence the nickname.

doramoreno62 Posted 15 Oct 2011 , 6:40am
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Thanks, I'm gonna mix some up tomorrow and play with it!

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