How to make mastic at home: recipes from marshmallow, chocolate and milk
To surprise the guests today for the festivetable, little to prepare a delicious cake. It is also necessary to decorate it beautifully. Of what only they do not do: from powdered sugar and cocoa, jelly, berries and fruits, cream and chocolate. But, perhaps, the most unusual they are obtained from mastic. This mass, reminiscent of plasticine, allows you to realize the most daring imaginations. From it mold animals, little people and flowers, and sometimes even cover the whole cake. But how to make mastic at home?
But, perhaps, the simplest recipe, asprepare mastic - this is an option based on marshmallow (chewing marshmallow). To make jewelry for one cake, you need 100 g of marshmallow, a tablespoon of butter and 200-300 g of powdered sugar. Fold the marshmallow and butter in a deep bowl and place in a microwave. Heat until the "candy" does not increase in size (about 15-20 seconds). In the still unheated mass, gradually add the powdered sugar until a plastic texture is obtained. It is possible from such a mastic to sculpt figures right away, but you can clean it in the refrigerator. It can be used for a week.
However, since making mastic at home fromchocolate is not obtained at all, and marshmallow is not sold in all stores, enterprising housewives came up with it to do even on the basis of milk. This recipe will require a glass of milk powder, powdered sugar, condensed milk and 2-3 tablespoons of lemon juice. Mix the dry ingredients, add a tablespoon of milk, lemon juice and mix. Then pour the condensed milk until the mass turns into plastic and homogeneous. Immediately remove the package, so that the mastic is not faded. Use as needed.