Isomalt Basics

What is Isomalt?

Isomalt is a stable sugar substitute used for sugar art cake decorations.

Is it Edible?

While you shouldn't eat it in large quantities, it's fine to eat in small amounts!

Where to Get It?

You can find it easily on Amazon. The powdered form is actually the easiest to melt and work with!

How to Melt It?

Use a nonstick pan and melt over medium heat until it's completely clear.

How to Color It?

Use your choice of gel, liquid, or powdered food coloring!

How to Shape It?

Cool the isomalt a bit, then using several pairs of gloves, wind it around a long object like a dowel or your finger. 

There are so many possibilities for decorating using isomalt!