Sugarpaste Sugar and Crumbs

Sugarpaste Sugar and Crumbs

By June 1, 2018

Sugarpaste Sugar and Crumbs

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


  • Prep Time : 15 minutes
  • Cook Time : 15 minutes
  • Allergens :



Sugarpaste Sugar and Crumbs

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

2. 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. 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.

Here is the link to the YouTube video for this recipe.

Credits:Nicky Shevlin from My DesignA Cake

We would like to thank Nicky Shevlin from My DesignA Cake who gave us this recipe
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2 Responses to Sugarpaste Sugar and Crumbs

  1. Barbara

    Trex? What is this?

    • Maria

      It is a vegetable fat! You can buy it in any supermarket =) Xx

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