5 Reasons to Make Sugar Gum Paste Flowers
Sugar Flowers

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 with an elastic quality, which can be rolled very thinly then shaped easily by hand and with

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Sugar Flowers

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 are

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