Sugarpaste Problem!

Decorating By mini_fish Updated 12 Dec 2011 , 10:19pm by karateka

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mini_fish Posted 10 Dec 2011 , 5:43pm
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I made a cake today with the help of my mom and my cousin. We made a bowls birthday cake for my grandad with a kneeling man. This is the first time I've ever worked with sugar paste and found it really difficult to work with. I usually buy regal ice then colour it but brought sugarpaste as it's already coloured. Has anyone got any tips please? It kept cracking and breaking. We've really struggled!

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karateka Posted 12 Dec 2011 , 10:19pm
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Sometimes I've found it necessary to knead extra shortening into storebought gumpaste, as it dries out more quickly. (at least the brands I've tried).

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