How to make a paste

Method of preparation of confectionery mastic, there are several, but in any of them is a key component of the powdered sugar.

To prepare the mastic is recommended to sift powdered sugar. Binder component mastic can be egg white or gelatin swollen.

Mastic with egg white 450 grams of powdered sugar, 1 egg white, 1 tablespoon of glucose syrup.

All the ingredients together, the resulting mass Mix until uniform, roll up into a ball, put into the bag and leave for 2 hours in the refrigerator. After 2 hours to get a lot again be stirred and, if it is strongly stick to hands, add powdered sugar. Mastic prepared.

Mastic with gelatin 450 grams of powdered sugar, 50 ml of water, 2 tablespoons gelatin.

Pour the gelatin in cold water and leave to swell after dissolve it in a water bath and cool. In the sifted powdered sugar and pour the gelatin knead until smooth. Wrap the paste in a plastic bag and put into the refrigerator for two hours.

The easiest way to prepare mastic – of marshmallow. The composition of these sweets is always present zefiroobraznyh gelatin.

Mastic of marshmallow 100 g marshmallows, 1 tablespoon of butter, 200 – 300 grams of powdered sugar, food coloring.

Marshmallow and butter to put in the microwave for 15-20 seconds, the candy should increase in volume. Gradually add powdered sugar and marshmallow mass to knead until the consistency it becomes similar to the clay. Mastic prepared.

Any sealant (stowed in a plastic bag or plastic container) can be stored in the refrigerator for one – two weeks or one – two months in the freezer.


• It should be reserved in advance with plenty of icing sugar: it may take longer than stated in the recipe. Powdered sugar should be added as long as the sealant is no longer stick to hands.

• Dye to be added to the paste before the main kneading.

• In no event should not be applied to a wet basis paste (soaked cakes, liquid cream), otherwise it will melt before our eyes. Before you apply the mastic, cake should be returned to the refrigerator.

• To glue the different parts of the figures of mastic, simply moisten Splice water.

• If the sealant after long storage lost plasticity, can be slightly warm it in a microwave oven or a hot oven.

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