We make piping gel using ingredients you may already have in your cabinet. Get the exact color you want for your cakes or leave it clear. Save $$ by making it yourself. My most popular YouTube video.
Corn syrup or glycerin
Gel food color of choice
Clear vanilla extract (optional)
Step 1: Add Corn Syrup
In a microwave safe bowl add 1/4 cup of light corn syrup. You can also use glycerin.
Step 2: Add Corn Starch
Stir in 1 tbls. corn starch
Step 3: Add Water
Stir in 1/4 cup water
Step 4: Add Flavor (Optional)
Stir in 1/2 tsp. clear vanilla extract. This is optional
Step 5: Microwave
Microwave for a minute and a half to two minutes until it boils and turns clear.
Step 6: Add Color
Add gel food color of choice until you get the color you want. Or you can skip this step and leave it clear.