Kay D.
Recipe by Kay D.

One of the many many items that went into the making of my daughter's first birthday cake; this is a great medium for the decorations. It is edible, but you'll probably chip a tooth if you try. PLEASE NOTE: You will also need 1 Tbs Gum-tex or 1 Tbs tragacanth gum for this recipe. These ingredients could not be recognized.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, mix the gum-tex with 3 cups powdered sugar.
  2. Make a shallow well in the center and set aside.
  3. Mix the water and glucose in a glass measuring cup until well blended; heat in a microwave on High for 30 seconds (mixture should be clear).
  4. Pour into the well of powdered sugar and mix until well blended (mixture will be soft).
  5. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap, and then seal in a plastic zipper bag; let sit at room temperature for at least 8 hours.
  6. Knead the remaining powdered sugar into the paste when you are ready to use it.
  7. The gum paste will soften as you work it.

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