Gum Paste

READY IN: 8hrs 15mins
YIELD: 1 pound
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, mix the gum-tex with 3 cups powdered sugar.
  • Make a shallow well in the center and set aside.
  • 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).
  • Pour into the well of powdered sugar and mix until well blended (mixture will be soft).
  • Wrap tightly in plastic wrap, and then seal in a plastic zipper bag; let sit at room temperature for at least 8 hours.
  • Knead the remaining powdered sugar into the paste when you are ready to use it.
  • The gum paste will soften as you work it.
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