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For over twenty years, Satin Fine Foods has been creating the highest quality baking ingredients used by some of the finest bakers and pastry chefs in the world.
Satin Ice's Meringue Powder is ideal for making meringue, marshmallow whipped topping, royal icing, or can be used as a stabilizer for frosting. It's higher percentage of egg whites is perfect for creating a high quality, fluffy meringue. The powder is carefully crafted from egg white powder, sugar, flavors, and stabilizers and can be used as a replacement for egg whites for whipped peaks or royal icing! And it's extremely versatile - its' gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, nut free, and kosher! Depending on your needs, the meringue can be torched for extra flavor and appearance, or can be used as is. Storage of unused powder is as easy as sealing it and keeping it in a cool, dry place.
HOW CAN I MAKE A MERINGUE TOPPING USING SATIN ICE MERINGUE POWDER?
- Dry mix 3 Tbsp (30 g) Meringue Powder with 3/4 cup (139 g) sugar.
- Gently stir in 1 cup warm water (90-110˚F). Let mixture sit for 2 minutes to hydrate.
- Using the whisk attachment, mix on medium speed for 2 minutes.
- Whip on high speed for 2-4 minutes or until stiff peaks form.
- Makes approximately 5 cups
HOW CAN I MAKE ROYAL ICING USING SATIN ICE MERINGUE POWDER?
- Add 4 cups (480 g) powdered sugar and 3 Tbsp (30 g) Meringue Powder to a mixing bowl.
- Blend on low speed with a paddle attachment just until incorporated. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl.
- On low speed, add 5 Tbsp of water (one at a time) until sugar is fully dissolved and a thick consistency is achieved.
- Scrape down sides of mixing bowl. Mix for an additional 2-4 minutes.
- If too thick, add 1 tsp of water at a time until desired consistency is achieved. If too thin, add a Tbsp of powdered sugar until desired consistency is achieved.
- Makes approximately 2 cups
Satin Ice's Edible Glue is a powerful baking adhesive that can be used to attach edible decorations to cookies, cakes, and cupcakes. Use it to attach fondant, gum paste, sprinkles, or other rigid decorations! Use a little bit of adhesive, brushed onto the area of attachment - too much glue might result in your decorations sliding around on your dessert before drying.
Edible Glue dries clear, is vegetarian, and nut free. Unused product can be stored airtight at room temperature away from direct light sources. This product is not recommended for assembling ginger bread houses due to the weight of the pieces - for that Satin Ice suggests using royal icing.
Royal Icing Mix
Satin Ice's Royal Icing Mix is extremely versatile, has a subtle sweet flavor, and dries hard. Use the resulting icing for decorating cookies, doing string work on cakes, or for piped decorations! Icing can be converted easily to any color and shade using gel colorants. Baking tools recommended for use with royal icing includes, but is not limited to, spatulas, mixing bowls, piping bags, piping tips, and scribe tools.
Satin Ice's Royal Icing Mix is vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free, nut free, and kosher and can be stored sealed in a cool, dry place. The consistency of the resulting icing is adjustable, just use more water for a thinner consistency - for flooding - or less water for a thicker piping consistency. To remove bubbles from the icing, allow the bowl to sit for a couple minutes before use. Use a scribe tool to remove any persistent bubbles. Allow 12 to 24 hours in ambient temperature for the icing to harden completely, depending upon how much water was used in the mix.WHAT IS THE RECIPE FOR ROYAL ICING USING THIS MIX?
- Add Royal Icing Mix and warm water in a mixing bowl.
- Mix for 1 minute on low speed with a paddle attachment; scrape down sides.
- Mix for approximately 5 minutes on low speed.
- Add color or flavor as desired.
- If too thick, add 1 tsp of water at a time until desired consistency is achieved. If too thin, add 1 Tbsp of powdered sugar until desired consistency is achieved.
- To achieve a flood consistency, add approximately 4 Tbsp of water.
Edible Paint Sets
Satin Ice's Edible Paint is perfect for use with fondant, gum paste, crusted buttercream, sugar cookies, or marshmallow and is flavorless once dry. It's available in all the primary colors: red, yellow, green, blue, or black. Colors can be mixed to create your own unique shade! Wait 1 to 3 hours for the first coat to dry before applying a second.
To clean brushes when finished, clean with dish soap and water and allow to air dry. Simply wipe the tip of the tube and store tip-up after use. Satin Ice's Edible Paint is not recommended for use with chocolate or oil-based products.
Food Color Markers
Satin Ice's Food Color Markers are proudly made in the USA with all FDA approved food colors. The colors are bold, long-lasting, and flow smooth without having to press hard. Each marker has a 24-month shelf life and is gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free, vegan, kosher, and flavorless once dry.
These markers are for use on surfaces that are dry and set or hardened. Use light pressure as not to damage the tip. Allow one color to dry completely before adding a second.
WHAT CAN YOU USE FOOD COLOR MARKERS ON?
- Dried Royal Icing
- Fondant & Cookie Icing that has set
- Baked Sugar Cookies
- Wafer Paper
- Easter Eggs
- Cake Pops and other chocolate covered desserts
For storage, immediately wipe the tip with clean, damp paper towel and replace cap. Store with tip facing down.
Food Color Gel
Satin Ice's Color Gel Kit includes all the primary colors: red, yellow, green, blue, and black. Use them with fondant, icings, cake batters, and anything else that's water-based. It's flavorless and is made using FDA-approved food colors. It is recommended to mix them with any liquid ingredients prior to combining any dry components. Store them in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. The gels are gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, and kosher. Each bottle comes with a dropper tip for precise control of the amount of gel.
HOW DO I USE FOOD COLOR GEL WITH FONDANT?
Knead fondant to soften and add desired amount of Satin Ice Food Color Gel and continue kneading until fully combined. To achieve full color saturation, use up to one ounce of food coloring gel per cup of fondant.
HOW DO I USE FOOD COLOR GEL WITH BUTTERCREAM?
Lightly fold desired Food Color Gel into buttercream with a soft spatula until fully combined. Food color will darken over time, so consider mixing a day ahead of time to allow time for the color to reach it’s deepest hue. To achieve darker buttercream colors, consider starting with a chocolate base.
HOW DO I USE FOOD COLOR GEL WITH ROYAL ICING?
Add desired amount of Food Color Gel to royal icing. Slowly mix the color into the icing so you don’t incorporate air bubbles. To prevent prevent royal icing from bleeding, always apply icing at room temperature.