I want to make the edible glue used by Nicholas Lodge & aine2 using Tylose. The problem is that I have been unable to find it at local stores.
Question: Can gumpaste be used in its place?
Tylose is really a decorators sepcial ingredient that most stores (like Michale's & JoAnn's) do not carry. You probab ly will have to order it from Country Kitchen; Nic Lodge or other on-line shops.
Once the container is empty of the powder, fill it w/water and store in the frig. Instant glue
Yes, some people ha ve used fondant &/or gumpaste by slowly adding small amoun ts of water until you have 'thin mud' consistency.
Thank you, kakeladi -
I had googled and had been unable to find the answer. You explained it very well and gave me an excellent tip about the empty container.
I will place an online order for the Tylose. In the meantime, I will do as you suggested.
You can take a small ball of gumpaste (pea sized) and add it to cooled boiled water. Leave it for a while, shake every so often and it will dissolve and you can use it. If I'm going to use mine all week I leave it out and make fresh when I need to but refrigerate it to preserve it.
Egg whites make nice glue. And if the pieces are going to be eaten you can use the pasturized egg whites. I usually have some left in the carton and I freeze it in a small container, take it out the day before I want to use it as glue and let it defrost in the fridge.
Thank you lorrieg... you, too, have provided some wonderful alternatives to the Tylose glue.
This website has the nicest, most unselfish people I have ever met!
In case you have not seen it yet, aine2 has a video on youtube called "How to make edible sugar glue" where she demos how to make the tylose glue. I love it - it works great!
Yes, that is the glue I am wanting to make, BUT there is no Tylose powder locally (at least where I have looked). I have ordered it online.
Nicholas Lodge's recipe is the same as aine2's, but in larger quantities.
Yes I couldn't get it locally either. I ordered mine online too.
I can't get a lot of stuff locally! I spend a lot on shipping!