Pure High-Quality Gum Arabic Powder.
Gum Arabic Powder. Gum Arabic is a natural tree resin drawn from various species of the Acacia tree.
Notice: We currently only have a slightly darker grade (Gum Arabic black grade) available than is shown in the picture which will be sent instead.
- GUM ARABIC IN BAKING
To help the cake to rise and add natural soluble fibre add Gum Arabic powder to the dry ingredients when baking sponge cakes. Add about 2 tsp. of Gum Arabic powder to a 6 egg recipe.
- GUM ARABIC GLUE / GLAZE
Combine Gum Arabic powder with warm water (about 2 tsp. Gum Arabic with 60ml of water) to create an edible glue for sticking sugar pieces together or as a varnish for marzipan or sugar paste. One layer of Gum Arabic will give a slight sheen and subsequent layers will build up to a very high gloss finish. Each layer must dry before applying the next layer. Gum Arabic glue or glaze can be stored in an airtight jar in a refrigerator for a few months (a few drops of alcohol can be added to the glaze to help increase the mixtures shelf life).
- GUM ARABIC – EDIBLE GLITTER
Kids love all things that glitter. Gum Arabic is the perfect ingredient to help add just that little extra sparkle, whether you’re a beginner or a cake baking pro.
- GUM ARABIC – ART
Gum Arabic water mixture slows down the drying time of watercolours. Gum Arabic also adds further transparency to watercolours and increases gloss.
Commercially Gum Arabic is used as a natural stabilizer, as an adhesive, in printing, paint production, cosmetics and various other industrial applications, including viscosity control in inks and in textile industries.