How to Make Gum Paste Flowers?

Gum paste has an ingredient added to the sugar dough called Tragacanth. This helps the paste stretch and pliable. It dries hard and you can store them for a very long time. The Tragacanth powder can be bought at most cake decorating stores. Try and get the Grade A variety because it will work better for you. Gum Paste cutters will also make your life a bit easier as well . The basic ingredients for making gum paste is Confectioners’ sugar, Gem Tragacanth, water, unflavored powdered gelatin, white vegetable shortening, egg whites at room temperature.