How do you make sugar syrup decorations?

How do you make sugar syrup decorations?

Place the sugar, water and glucose syrup into a pan. Stir over high heat until it is boiling and the sugar has dissolved. Wash down the sides of the pan using a wet pastry brush and leave to boil, unstirred over high heat until it is golden. Remove from the heat and use to make sugar decorations.

How long does sugar paste decorations last?

Decorations made with clean, hygienic practice and stored following these instructions can be stored for long periods of time. generally we recommend up to 6 weeks, or before the best before date. This is to ensure the integrity of the modelling paste remains in the best possible condition for consumption.

How do you make sugar molds?


  1. Place sugar in a mixing bowl. Make a well, then add water.
  2. Pack sugar mixture into mold as firmly as possible.
  3. Scrape off excess mixture with spatula so top is level with top edge of mold.
  4. Let dry 5 hours or place in a 200°F oven for 5 to 10 minutes.

How do you make rice paper sails?

How to make these rice paper cake decors:

  1. If desired, cut rice paper sheet into oval, or whatever shape you want.
  2. Add warm water into a large plate and add a few drops of food coloring.
  3. Working with one rice paper sheet at a time, soak it in the water for a minute or so, or until they’re soft.

Can you use sugar paste to cover a cake?

Sugarpaste is a sweet icing that can be rolled out and used to cover cakes. It gives a beautiful smooth covering that can be used on sponge or fruit cakes and sets with a firm, light satin finish that can easily be cut with a knife.

Why is my spun sugar melting?

It’s important to use the spun sugar as soon as possible, because humidity will cause it to turn sticky and white, and eventually melt away. Storing in an airtight container with silica gel packets to absorb excess moisture will slightly prolong shelf life, but only for a day at best.

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