When you get interested in making flowers and decorative sugar doodahs for cakes you soon realise the shortcomings of plain fondant. You can add some oomph to it by mixing in some Tylose powder but for real, magical modelling properties, you need gumpaste. *Sigh*
Gumpaste lends magic to your crafting skills and transforms difficult fondant to fine porcelain masterpieces… with some practice and a bit of help!
What help? As ever, YouTube has a tutorial for everything! I’ve compiled a list of my favourites.
If you’re making flowers for a cake, some of these tutorials are bound to inspire so give them a go.