Fondant And Gumpaste Help Please

Decorating By CakeBakeMomma Updated 27 Jun 2012 , 4:45pm by carmijok

CakeBakeMomma Posted 27 Jun 2012 , 8:17am
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Hi all
I am going to be making some letters to stand on a cake, I however only have alittle bit of Gumpaste and am not going into to town for a couple days, How much Gumpaste powder do you think I need to mix with Fondant so that it hardens well enough to stand on my cake without crumbling?

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TheCakeDude Posted 27 Jun 2012 , 4:19pm
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Even just a little gumpaste in the fondant should dry hard enough to stand up. Ive even used straight fondant if it has a good 3-4 days drying time and it isnt too thick! HTH

carmijok Posted 27 Jun 2012 , 4:45pm
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If you have plenty of time for them to dry, fondant alone works fine. I've never used gum paste powder...just pre-made gum paste to mix with the fondant or tylose...I'm assuming you wouldn't need a whole lot especially if you do have some drying time.

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