Introduction: How to Make Homemade Piping Gel
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.