Anyone Familiar W/ "edible Glass"?

Decorating By Lovemesomecake Updated 25 Feb 2010 , 4:26pm by TitiaM

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Lovemesomecake Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 4:08pm
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I'm making an Ice Age cake and I want to decorate the borders of the cake w/ some edible glass tinted blue to look like ice. Does anyone have a recipe for edible glass or sugar glass that can be left out at room temperature for longer than 15 minutes without becoming soft???

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cakesdivine Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 4:19pm
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Isomalt colored will work, but it will set hard like hard candy, as will melted sugar, both can be used to make edible ice/glass.

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TitiaM Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 4:26pm
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Ditto on the isomalt. I did cast sugar on the snow queens palace cake in my pics for ice--worked great, but the "ice" had a slightly yellow cast. If you use isomalt, it should have less color (also Isomalt will hold up better to humidity and will be less likely to get sticky.)

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