I has done this gum paste a couple times an the result is very good. And the best thing is that you may find all the ingredients right in your kitchen or just in the super market without any need to go to an Cake Decorating Shop.
4 tbs. water - measured
1 tbs. gelatin
1 level tbs. of shortening
1-1/2 tbs. corn syrup.
1 lb. icing sugar + 1 pot spoon
|Some of the Ingredients used|
1. Set stove on medium to low heat.
|All ingredients dissolved|
3. Gradually add the icing sugar, until it rich the consistency of a paste, and you can make easily a ball and nothing stick in your hand, the mixture most be soft, smooth and easy to work with, like "play doh".
|Adding Sugar little by little|
|More sugar and more sugar|
|...And more sugar|
|This is how the mix look ... you may have to put it on the counter to work it|
|Almost ready, just one more step|
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