Flavoured Sugarpaste Sugar and Crumbs
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Flavoured Sugarpaste

Why not make your own sugarpaste from scratch, our Flavoured Sugarpaste by Sugar and Crumbs recipe is very easy.

As a result, this recipe will also allow you to make your own flavoured sugarpaste / fondant, by using our delicious range Sugar and Crumbs Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar.

What is Flavoured Sugarpaste ?

In fact, sugarpaste is known in the UK as the roll out icing which is used for covering cakes. It is referred to as fondant in America, Australia and some other countries. Therefore to clarify, sugarpaste and fondant are the same.Once you have made your sugar paste, it will keep upto 3 months. Most importantly, make sure your sugarpaste is well wrapped in a trex coated clingfilm and an airtight bag or container.

In addition, you can also make a variety of different flavoured sugar pastes by using our amazing range of Natural Flavoured Icing Sugars!

If you would like to check our full range of Natural Flavoured Icing Sugars and Cocoa Powders click here.

Check more recipes out here.

We would like to thank Nicky Shevlin from My Design A Cake who gave us this recipe.


1 Sachet Gelatine Powder
60ml Cold Boiled Water (70mls if not adding vanilla extract)
125ml Glucose Syrup
2 Tbsp Trex
1 Tbsp Glycerine
1kg (2 lbs 3 1/4 oz) Sugar and Crumbs Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar of your choice
2 Tsp Vanilla Extract
1-2 Tbsp (personal Preference) Gum Trag


1. Combine the gelatine powder with cold water and let stand until thickened.

2. Then, place gelatine mixture into the microwave and heat until it turns to liquid (approximately 30 seconds).

3. Heat glucose and glycerine for approximately 1 minute.

4. Mix well with melted gelatine.

5. Stir in Trex just before completely melted.  If adding vanilla extract stir in. Mixture should cool until lukewarm.

6. Place 3/4 of the Sugar and Crumbs Natural Flavoured Icing Sugar of your choice in a large bowl.

7. Make a well in the centre and using a dough hook on low speed – 1.

8. Stir in the lukewarm gelatine mixture.

9. Then, mix in the sugar and add more a little at a time until stickiness disappears.

10. Knead in remaining sugar and gum trag (depending on the stretch you like).

11. Knead until the sugar paste is smooth, pliable and does not stick to your hands.

12. If sugar paste is too soft add more sugar. If too stiff add water (a drop at a time). Use fondant immediately or store in airtight container in fridge.

13. When ready to use bring to room temperature and knead again until soft. Store in trex coated clingfilm and in a ziplock bag. Can be frozen if needed.

Flavoured Sugarpaste Tutorial

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