I was just wondering if anyone had an opinion regarding wilton gumpaste. In the past I have ordered Bakels and mixed it with my fondant. However I don't have time now and was thinking of just buying the Wilton one. If i should use a homemade recipe, which one?
I live in a very humid area and love Nic Lodge's gumpaste recipe - found on his website. I have used the Wilton, and I do like it - the ready to use, not the powdered kind that you mix with water.
That's what I was going to say ibmoser!!
I didn't like the wilton ready made. It cracked a lot on me. By far the Nicholas Lodge recipe is outstanding. Its also real easy to make.
Excellent. Thank you Nickolaus Lodge it is then.
where can i find this recipe for gumpaste?????
Oh no, where do I find Tylose? I went to Michaels today expecting to find it, but they don't carry it.
you have to go to a specialty cake supply ...
michaels wont carry that... i worked there i should know
i like the wilton but i find it dries to fast for me, so i swiched to satin ice and i love it.
I love the Nicholas Lodge..But when it gets to be too soft I do add a little bit from Wilton Gumpaste. I dont always have to do this.It depends on what I am working on.
thanks toedna, you are very talented, by the way Since I couldn't find Tylose I bought Wilton ready made. ( had a 50% off coupon )I plan on adding my fondant to it 50/50. All I need is to make round, flat circles to lay on top of a fondant covered cake. Do you think I will be o.k.?
Oh yeah..It would be fine..If it just for circles you have no problems. I sometimes use fondant by itself for that. But if its colored fondant and it gets too soft you can add gumpaste. Gumtex is another thing you can use to harden fondant for that type of work. It's sold in the WIlton section. I prefer tylose but it works too. Specially for what you are doing. Hope this helps..And thanks so much for the kind words..
thanks again Edna...any tips or hints on how to get hot pink?
Americolor Hot pink is good...So is chefmasters I dont know how available they are to you, if you have a cake supply store they shouod have them. The tylose too. But if not the only choice would be Wilton pink..Im not sure wich one right now..I havent use them in years
wilton doesnt really have hot pnk... the pink is more like a baby pink... i think americolor is the only one that would work... unless you use the wilton premade. that is the only way that i can get the hot pink to work for me ...
Wilton "Rose" is as close as I have found to hot pink. I prefer Americolor, too, but I have to order it since it can't be purchased locally.
I use Wilton Rose for hot pink all the time and it works great for me!