2/11/08

sugar work...


I had no idea I could make this sugar work before taking the class. It seemed too complicate and lot of work for me. I was so frustrated doing it at the beginning, but more comfortable after the third one.



Ingredients:
- 3 lbs. AA sugar
- 1 lb. 8 oz. distilled water
- 3 lbs. isomalt
- 10 oz. glucose
- 2-4 drops acid (tartaric)
- color as neccessary

Procedure:

1. Soaking sugar and water at least 10 hours.
2. Whisk sugar, water and isomalt together on low heat for 10 minutes. Skim and brush down the side of the pot before the boiling point.
3. Add glucose and acid after boiling.
4. Add color at 280 degree F, continue to boil until 320 degree F. Remove from the heat and shock in the ice-bath for 30 seconds.
5. Dry the bottom of the pot, pour over marble that has been oiling.
6. Start flipping the sugar inward from the outside while cleaning the oil from the marble.
7. Walk the sugar around the cool area to cool it down.
8. Roll the sugar into a log, start pulling and twisting until reach the right color (the longer you pull, the lighter the color will become).
9. Cut into pieces, wrap with plasstic individually.

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13 comments:

Ginny said...

Wow! That looks amazing! How? what? wow! I love your blog...I'm glad manggy mentioned you because now I'll become a faithful reader!

Thip said...

Hi Ginny,

Thank you for stopping by and the compliment!

Medena said...

Wow! Beautiful! You have a great blog, and your work is amazing! I will link to here!
I need something sweet now :)

Thip said...

Thank you, medena.

Anonymous said...

oh my gosh that's absolutely beautiful.

Jules said...

I'm in awe. I never realised it was possible to make such beautiful things with sugar.

K.T.K. POWER BAGS said...

พี่ทิพย์จ๋า อันทีเป็นแผ่นสีขาวใสๆ มีวงกลมๆ เล็กๆ (รูเล็กๆ ประปราย)
แบบนี้ทำยังไงอ่ะค่ะ สงสัยมาก อิ อิ ขอบคุณค่ะ

เห็นเจ้าชุดนี้แล้วอยากจะไปดูตอนพี่ทิพย์ทำจังเลยอ่ะ คงจะหนุกหนาน

สวยมากๆ ค่ะ

Sunshinemom said...

Very beautiful and very inspiring!!

Thip said...

Thanks, Anonymous.

Me too, Jules.

Gam, you open you own business? BTW, that was isomalt.

Thank you, Sunshinemom.

Zabaione said...

พี่ทิพย์แก้มลืมสับสวิทกลับมาไอดีนี้อ่ะจ้ะ ตอนมาเม้นต์

พอดีเพื่อนแก้มวานให้ทำเว็บให้หน่อยอ่ะจ้ะ แก้มก็เลยงมๆ อยู่

ส่วนเรือ่งพิมพ์อันเล็กๆ น่ะพี่ทิพย์ แก้มได้มาฟรี ไว้แก้มจะเก็บไว้ให้พี่ทิพย์ 1 ชุด อิ อิ

Tartelette said...

Beautiful work! Very inspiring!

miss.cupcake.face said...

Wow you are talented!
Everything here is so beautiful!

Thip said...

Thank you, Helen and Ms.cupcake.

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