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Piping Gel (For Decorating Cakes, Cookies Etc)

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“My kids are allergic to artificial flavors and colors. I am taking some cake decorating courses to try to make more professional looking cakes for them. Piping Gel is one supply I had not been able to find an alternative for so I found a recipe online. This recipe is from”
1 cup

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar and cornstarch in a small saucepan.
  2. Gradually blend in the lemon juice and then the water.
  3. Stir over high heat until mixture boils and thickens.
  4. Color as desired.
  5. Store the mixture in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.
  6. If it becomes too thick, stir in a tiny amount of water, a little at a time until gel reaches a pipe-able consistency.

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