Can You Exchange Something Else For Glycerin?

Decorating By fun420yo Updated 2 Feb 2014 , 3:38am by Inga1

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fun420yo Posted 6 Jan 2014 , 3:53am
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Help Please. What if anything can you use in place of glycerin?  I have a gum paste recipe that I was told was very good and it calls for glucose and glycerin. I thought I could use corn syrup for the glucose with a little vanilla but I don't know what I can do for the glycerin. If anything does anyone have a great gum paste recipe that doesn't use any of these? I live where I have a problem with drying of the paste.  HELP PLEASE!!!!!!!

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sugarflorist Posted 1 Feb 2014 , 3:59am
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i believe that the glycerin is to give elasticity to the product - as far as i am aware there is not a substitute. 

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Inga1 Posted 2 Feb 2014 , 3:38am
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you can get glycerine at Walmart pharmacy on the shelf. Any local drug store should also carry it

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