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Couture 2.5kg / 5½lb BLACK luxury sugarpaste ready to roll fondant icing

luxury quality satin smooth ready-coloured sugarpaste
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2.5kg / 5½lb Cake Stuff Couture BLACK luxury sugarpaste ready to roll icing

Winner of the PRODUCT EXCELLENCE AWARD (Best Product - Edible Category) Cake Masters Magazine Awards 2019

THE WAIT IS OVER . . . 18 months of development, testing and re-testing have gone into this amazing product

  • Couture is the Great British luxury quality sugarpaste everyone is talking about
  • since its launch 3 years ago, Couture has become one of the most sought after sugarpastes in the UK
  • made exclusively for Cake Stuff, Couture the perfect sugarpaste for wedding and high-end celebration cakes, where quality of finish means everything
  • and now, to complement the best-selling White Couture and Ivory Couture, we've launched Black and Red . . .
  • ready-coloured black sugarpaste can often be quite soft and sticky, so we wanted to offer our customers a black sugarpaste that handles and performs every bit as well as White Couture... it has taken 18 months, but we think we've cracked it!
  • creating Black Couture was not as simple as adding black colouring to White Couture - this is a brand new product that we've extensively tested at various temperatures and levels of humidity, and on many different types, shapes and sizes of cakes
  • Black Couture offers a strong black that will not leach colour nor easily fade - perfect for novelty cakes, sculptured cakes and, of course, black themed wedding cakes
  • the intensity of colour meets all EU and UK regulations on PPM (Parts Per Million) colour concentration - this is as strong a black as can be achieved legally
  • saves time and mess compared to mixing your own black Couture icing
  • Black Couture is slightly softer than White Couture, so for best results keep the icing and your hands cool when working and use only a minimal amount of icing sugar on your rolling pin, modelling board or work top, as adding too much will dry out the sugarpaste and cause cracking
  • you may find you have to work a little faster with it too, as it will dry out sooner than White Couture
  • often imitated but never bettered - this is the sugar paste that allows you to decorate your cakes with real finesse and panache
  • made using very special ultra-fine icing sugar and the finest Gum Tragacanth - these luxury ingredients help create the smoothest fondant yet for a flawlessly satin smooth icing that dries to an almost porcelain-like, silky finish
  • use Spray Shine or Shell & Shine to create a high gloss finish that's ideal for novelty cakes
  • Couture doesn't crack or craze (especially around corners) or form elephant skin if prepared correctly . . . simply knead well to activate the natural gums and you'll quickly realise just how good this sugarpaste really is
  • Couture is ideal for the latest cake design trends - it will not over-stretch, droop or tear on deeper and larger cakes and multi-tiered cakes
  • suitable for both covering and modelling - add C1000 Tylo Powder or more Gum Tragacanth for a lovely modelling paste
  • Couture combines the best features of other brands in one amazing sugarpaste . . .
  • . . .  the quality of finish of Massa Ticino, the slightly elastic handling properties of Satin Ice, the pinning out quality of Renshaw Pro (Regalice), the covering properties of Renshaw Extra and the delicious vanilla taste of Covapaste - all at the price you'd expect to pay for Renshaw Covering Paste
  • we're so confident you'll fall in love with Couture that it is the only sugarpaste with a Money Back Guarantee
  • Couture is 100% exclusive to Cake Stuff - no matter what anyone tells you, you cannot buy Couture from the manufacturer direct or from any national wholesaler nor can you buy the same product sold under a different name, but you can find it in a small number of highly select sugarcraft supplies shops, all of whom are Cake Stuff customers
  • PREPARATION - it is important to knead well before use to activate the gums for best performance - the ultra-fine icing sugar creates a 'dense' paste which, in cooler weather, may feel difficult to knead at first so if you find it a bit hard work you can warm slightly in a microwave (blitz for 10 seconds) prior to kneading
  • investment in massive state-of-the-art mixers means that we can now achieve excellent consistency between batches, in terms of texture, colour and flavour
  • increased volume means we can offer our customers a superb product made with the finest (and expensive!) ingredients for the same sort of price as they'd expect to pay for an everyday brand of sugarpaste
  • click here to read more information about the development and trialling of Couture
  • *Best Before Date - at least 3-4 months and normally even longer - current batches are BBE May 2020 at the earliest. In the beginning, Couture was produced with a 6 months BBE date to ensure it arrived with customers as fresh as possible but we carried out extensive testing on stock made 9-10 months ago and it performed perfectly, so we increased the BBE date to 9 months and we've now tested stock that's 12-13 months old so hope to increase the BBE date further to 12 months from date of manufacture very soon.  Nothing at all has changed with the recipe, it is purely the date that has been extended. Happy days!
  • supplied as 2.5kg sealed pack and as 2 x 2.5kg sealed packs per 5kg box
  • 2½ kg / 2,500g / approx 5.5lb
  • click here for our Cake Covering Guide
  • ingredients: sugar, glucose syrup, water, humectant: vegetable glycerine E422, palm oil*, emulsifier: mono & diglycerides of fatty acids E471, potato starch, colour: Vegetable Carbon E153, stabiliser: Gum Tragacanth E413, preservative: Potassium sorbate E202, flavouring (vanilla)
  • *RSPO certified sustainable palm oil - ethically produced to avoid damaging valuable wildlife habitats
  • suitable for vegetarian, vegan, gluten and dairy free diets
  • certified Kosher and suitable for Halal
  • additional nutritional information on label
  • natural vanilla flavour
  • ALLERGY ADVICE - produced in a factory which also produces marzipan, so there is a risk of nut traces being present
  • RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCE - Couture is considered suitable for Jewish and Muslim customers as the E471 fatty acids are plant derived
  • although not necessarily present in this particular product, the colours used across the entire coloured sugarpaste range may include the colours E102, E104, E110, E122 & E129, which may have an adverse effect on activity and attention in some children
  • see our range of white sugarpaste icing
  • see our full range of sugarpaste icing
  • see our full range of edible supplies
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•    smaller, light orders normally shipped 'Royal Mail 24' within the UK
•    larger, heavy orders shipped by DPD or APC Overnight couriers on UK mainland
•    orders to customers in Northern Ireland, on Scottish islands, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel islands, other UK offshore islands or with a BFPO address are normally shipped by 'Royal Mail 24' or by DPD, depending on total weight and value
•    free UK mainland delivery on orders over £75
•    Express Shipping option available at checkout
•    orders to customers outside the UK are normally shipped Air Mail or by DPD / Interlink to most mainland European addresses
•    Air Mail restrictions mean items measuring over 10" / 25cm, weighing over 1.75kg, aerosols, flammable products, marzipan and some other items cannot be shipped by Air Mail
•    please refer to our Delivery & Returns page for full details

Showing 2 of our total 4 reviews, with an average rating of 5 stars. Read all 4 reviews for Couture 2.5kg / 5½lb BLACK luxury sugarpaste ready to roll fondant icing.
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Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
July 26, 2019 | Hayley Swift
Absolutely the best black icing

Absolutely the best black icing I've used. Had to cover a 3 tr cake in hottest part of July and it worked a treat. Very impressed

Cake Stuff
May 29, 2019 | Dawn Davis
Fantastic

So pleased that Couture is now available in black and red. Just used both and they are both a dream to work with. Not quite as firm as white Couture but still relatively firm. Easy to roll and lively to smooth. Will definitely be buying again. Now when are you adding blue to the range?

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