Hello cake makers!
I was wandering if anyone knows how to make sugar glass, but not tainted.
I need it to be clear so I can use it as glasses lenses for a cake.
Any suggestion would be appreciated,
If you use isomalt it will be easier since it's more forgiving than cane sugar. The only time sugar turns yellow is when it's overheated, so get a good sugar thermometer and use it to make sure you're not going too hot.
and be ready to cool it off real fast too because the temp increases a bit even when you turn off the heat and that little bit will take it past the clear stage fast --
if you can find some clear jolly rancher type hard candies you can crush them and melt them in a mold --- melt them in the oven -- probably a low temperature --
Chef Dominic Palazzolo of Make Your Own Molds wrote out his tips for using isomalt, a few things in there for clear isomalt, like tips # 1, 3, 4 and 8.
Thanks for all the tips!
I've never heard of isomalt and doubted they even sell it here.
However, I actually was able to find some!
unfortunately time was my enemy and i couldn't get to it. But i'll definitely use it for some other cake project.