Sugar Work By wjbowden3 Updated 21 Aug 2011 , 10:21pm by LSW929

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wjbowden3 Posted 21 Aug 2011 , 9:34pm
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Going to be taking on a Brand new challenge that my husband and i have never done b4, how much sugar do we need to Boil to make isomalt for next months big cake ???? we have seen it on cake boss , buddy made an aquarium cake & make coral , by boiling i think sugar, putting color in it and pouring it on to ice, and it looked so cool , it made coral

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LSW929 Posted 21 Aug 2011 , 10:21pm
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Isomalt is the sugar crystals you use, no sugar necessary. You can find them at your supply shop or online at They carry the clear isomalt in 1 or 5 lb. bags. You just melt the crystals, add water as per the directions and heat to the required temperature. The isomalt stays clear, it doesn't turn the amber color as regular sugar does. They also carry isomalt in stick form, those you just melt down on the stove or microwave as you would chocolate, then use. No cooking necessary, you can also remelt the remainder you have left over at another time so there's no waste. The sticks come in clear, red, blue, yellow, green and orange. They're a little pricey but much easier. I've used it both ways, won't go back to regular sugar.

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