Gumpaste Question

Baking By maude Updated 9 May 2012 , 11:09am by chocolatefudgecakefan

maude Posted 8 May 2012 , 9:11am
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I made a batch of gumpaste using wilton gum tex and glucose. The gumpaste is too soft and I can't work with it. I tried adding some extra sugar but it is still too soft. How can I fix it?

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Chellescakes Posted 8 May 2012 , 12:23pm
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Add some tylose or cmc to it, when my paste is to soft I just dip it in to the tylose and work it through.

maude Posted 8 May 2012 , 6:49pm
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Where do I find tylose?

jgifford Posted 8 May 2012 , 8:53pm
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You can also add more gum tex powder to it.

chocolatefudgecakefan Posted 9 May 2012 , 11:09am
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add gum tragacanth or cmc to thicken it up.

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