Adding CMC to your sugarpaste allows you to create your own modelling paste which will dry faster and harder.
You can also mix a small amount of CMC with boiling water to make your own edible glue.
Carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) is a modified plant cellulose. CMC is mainly used as a gum in flower paste recipes, and can be used in pastillage work, giving a whiter finish to paste than gum tragacanth.
Usage: For 250g worth of Sugar Paste use 1/4 of a teaspoon and kneed it in. Use immediately and leave all completed items to dry over night.
Ingredients: Thickener: E466
May contain traces of Lactose, Nuts, Sulphites and Soya.
Typical Values per 100g
Fat, Saturates, Carbohydrates, Sugars, Protein: negligible amount
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