Backaldrin New Sugar Paste
Sugar paste icing is a sweet edible sugar dough usually made from sucrose and glucose. It is sometimes referred to as sugar gum or gum paste, but should not be confused with fondant. It is used to cover cakes, mold features and create decorations for cakes.
Sugar paste hardens so it is ideal for creating large cake decorations. By contrast, cake fondant is softer and more ideal for smaller figures or flowers.
One of the biggest advantages of the commercial sugar paste is that it can be stored for up to a year. The disadvantages of homemade sugar paste is that it is not as easy to manipulate, doesn't store as long and is difficult to make pure white.