This PAW Petrol Cake with Chase Cake Topper is a based on a popular TV series for kids. The dog's name is chase and so adorable that all kids love him. In this video tutorial I show you how I made the different elements on the cake as well as how I made the dog Chase Cake Topper.

How to make Homemade Gumpaste Recipe (Edible)

Sugar flowers are made with a special sugar dough called gumpaste recipe made with edible gums such as Tylose or CMC. These make the petals hard enabling us to roll the paste really thin thus creating lifelike sugar flowers. Making gum paste recipe at home is a simple, easy and effortless process and I have given you two recipes here that will be the answer to all your cake decorating and gumpaste flowers.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake decorating, cake decorating recipe, Cake Decorating Tutorial, cake decorators, gumpaste
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 12 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 800 grams
Calories: 2kcal
Author: Veena Azmanov
Cost: $5


  • 450 grams Powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp Tylos / CMC
  • 1 tbsp Meringue powder
  • ½ tsp Cream of tartar
  • 2 tbsp Light corn syrup
  • ½ tbsp Vanilla Extract or Almond
  • 3 tbsp Water warm
  • 1 tbsp Veg shortening.


  • Have all your ingredients ready.
  • In a bowl place 2 cups of powder sugar.
  • Add the Tylos / CMC, cream of tartar and meringue powder - mix well.
  • Next, add 2 tbsp of warm water to the light corn syrup and mix thoroughly.
  • Add it to the sugar bowl and mix well.
  • The mixture might get a bit sticky and difficult to work but continue to work the meringue powder and tylos well.
  • Then add the last two cups of powder sugar.
  • It the mix is dry; add another tbsp of water.
  • Continue to knead well. Do not add more water unless necessary.
  • Eventually, you will have a dough as you can see in the progress pictures below.
  • Next, rub in the vegetable shortening until you have a nice smooth dough.
  • Once you feel you have a smooth but elastic dough you can stop kneading.
  • It's best to rest the dough in the fridge for a couple of hours before you use it. It will firm up quite a bit.
  • Always wrap well in plastic wrap as well as in a ziplock bag.
  • Label and store in a sealed box.
  • I divide my gum paste into 250 grams portions and store them separately. That way I use one portion at a time.


Calories: 2kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Sugar: 0g | Iron: 0mg