Sieve Icing Sugar for Fondant
Cake Decorating

The Easiest Rolled Fondant Icing Recipe

There are many uses for rolled fondant as well as using it to cover a cake. For example, you can use it to make simple flowers, cut-out designs, models, bows, and drapes, and they will all be soft enough to cut and eat with the cake. Rolling fondant is mainly used as the covering for

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5 Reasons to Make Sugar Gum Paste Flowers
Cake Decorating

5 Reasons to Make Sugar Gum Paste Flowers

The delicate sugar flowers that decorate many of today’s celebration cakes are called gum paste flowers because they are made from confectioner’s/powdered sugar that has been mixed with several ingredients, including edible gum.  It’s made into a paste that has an elastic quality, which can be rolled very thinly then shaped easily by hand and

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Cake Decorating

Should I use Gum Tragacanth, CMC Tylose or GumTex?

Gum paste sugar flowers are made from a sugar paste that includes an ingredient that makes it flexible. You can then roll and stretch the paste to make life-like flowers and leaves that, after a few hours, will dry to a porcelain-like hardness.   There are three gums available for making sugar gum paste. Two

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