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Hi Nancy. I was wondering if there is a product that could be used in home made fondant that would have the same effect as gum tex in store bought fondant. I always find that my fondant is too soft for cut outs and will not dry the same as store bought.

Bridget - from Marystown, Newfoundland/Labrador

You can purchase Gum-Tex™ at craft stores and add it to your homemade fondant. Gum-Tex typically makes fondant and gum paste pliable, elastic and easy to shape. If your homemade fondant is too soft for cutouts, you might want to reduce the liquid in the recipe just a bit.


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