Gum Paste Vs. Fondant ?

Decorating By malaika Updated 1 Feb 2010 , 10:14pm by TexasSugar

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malaika Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 10:03pm
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What is the main reason to use one over the other?

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TexasSugar Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 10:14pm
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Gumpaste is used for flowers. It dries harder and faster than fondant. So with flowers it whill help the petals dry where you put them.

Fondant is used to cover cakes with and decorations on cakes that don't have to stand on their own.

You can blend the two as well, depending on what you are doing and what you need it for.

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