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Gum past or pastillage

By Biswajit Mahunta (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Serves 5
Gum paste is made out of Icing sugar, corn flour, and soaked gum tragacanth or galatin it is used for models (like house, flowers and outlines )


  • Icing sugar 125 grm
  • Jelatin 10 grm
  • Water 30 ml
  • Glycerine 1 tsp
  • Corn flour 50grm
  • Colour as desired


  • STEP 1
    Mix Gelatin with warm water and stir it till all tha Gelatin is dissol double boiler.
  • STEP 2
    Sieve the icing sugar and make a bay in the centre and pour the Gelatin and glycerine.
  • STEP 3
    Mix it well and add corn flour to prevent sticking
  • STEP 4
    Knead it well and make a smooth paste
  • STEP 5
    Then add desired colour and mix it
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