Simplest Sugar Gel Recipe Ever - 4 Ingredients

Sugar Work By Just1Jo Updated 17 Jul 2015 , 11:12pm by mr_miyagi

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Just1Jo Posted 12 May 2015 , 5:44pm
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I was trying to make a sugarveil recipe, but most call for tylose powder which I couldn't find. So I turned to gel. 

Here's what I found worked for me, though it's not exact and I'd tweak it for your preference:

1/2 packet knox gelatine packet dissolved in about  2 - 3 tablespoons warm water

1 teaspoon xantham gum powder

approx 3 - 4 tblspoons powdered sugar

You might have to mess around with how much powdered sugar you put in, but this gave me a clear flexible gel that was easy to work with. If it set up on me, I just popped it in the microwave for 10 seconds and it softened up again to work with. Plus, it tastes great :) Wish I could post a picture on the forum....

Anyone know of an easy sugarveil recipe that doesn't have tylose in it? and perhaps uses fresh egg whites?

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mr_miyagi Posted 17 Jul 2015 , 11:12pm
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85 g. 10x sugar

4 g. tapioca maltodextrin

3 g. egg white powder

2 g. corn starch

1 g. xanthan powder

80 g. cold water


Sift dry ingredients

Add water and beat 3 minutes on medium speed

Spread into very lightly greased mats

Setting conditions similar to SV, maybe a little quicker

Not clear, but pretty white

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