Sunday, March 6, 2011

Gum Paste Recipe

This is the GP recipe I use.

Gum Paste Recipe
* 1/2 Cup Water
* 2 Tbsp Gelatin
* 2 1/2 Tbsp Shortening  (melted )
* 1/3 Cup Corn Syrup
* 2lbs Powdered Sugar
* 2 1/2 - 3 Tbsp Tylose 
 Heat a pot of water on the stove.
 Put gelatin in 1/2 cup of water and let stand for 5 mins. I use a glass measuring cup.
 Place bowl of gelatin into pan of hot water and heat until dissloved.
 Add corn syrup and cook for about 1 minute.
 Add melted shortening, cook until completely mixed.
 Pour mixture into a 4 1/2 qt mixing bowl, add powered sugar,and the Tylose, mix with a dough hook   until completely mixed.
Add color if desired.
Place the GP in plastic wrap and place in a plastic bag and let rest over night or for a least 24 hours.

Here is where I get my Tylose from..

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