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What can I use to glue sugar cubes together?

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Sugar cubes are porous, so craft glue does not work well to glue them together. Normal glue doesn't work either because it's not edible. Mixing 1 cup powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon of water makes an edible icing adhesive, according to Creativebug, Inc.

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What can I use to glue sugar cubes together?
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Professional bakers often use clear Tylose glue or gum glue to adhere fondant together, and either works with sugar cubes as well. CakeJournal says to add 1 teaspoon of Tylose powder to 1 cup of warm water to make the gum glue. A canister of Tylose powder makes a lot of gum glue. Alternatively, marshmallow fluff is a cheap and easy adhesive that can be applied with a toothpick.

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