Sugar Paste

Decorating By minicoopermel Updated 28 Jan 2015 , 3:24pm by minicoopermel

minicoopermel Posted 27 Jan 2015 , 8:17pm
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Hello everyone!!

I recently started making cakes and i make marshmellow fondant instead of buying it. 

I'm wanting to use sugar paste and I'm getting confused with it. 

I see that you can use 1/2 fondant 1/2 sugar paste for things 

i see only sugar paste. 

 

Ahh I'm such a rookie!! lol

 

Can you please help me, I would like to know the pros and cons of it. 

Any recipes to make it?

 

Thanks a bunch!

4 replies
petitecat Posted 27 Jan 2015 , 8:54pm
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ASugarpaste and fondant are the same thing, just called one or the other depending on which country you're in.

minicoopermel Posted 28 Jan 2015 , 2:21pm
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Ok. What about Gum Paste?

Dayti Posted 28 Jan 2015 , 2:52pm
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Gum paste is a slightly different recipe to fondant which essentially can be rolled thinner than fondant/sugar paste and it dries faster and harder. It is called flower paste in some countries (usually in the same countries where fondant is called sugar paste). 

 

So you would mix fondant/gumpaste to get a modified fondant mixture, useful for modelling and other stuff. 

minicoopermel Posted 28 Jan 2015 , 3:24pm
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Oh ok thanks!  I seen at the craft stores they have the gum paste and I just never bought it. I usually just use fondant but i'm also just starting out too. 

Thanks!

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