Isomalt is a very versatile product to use: it is not only suitable for pulled sugar display work, but can also be used to make sugar figures, embellishments for cakes and stunning decorations for desserts. Squires Kitchen sells Isomalt in its natural state and also in a variety of colours, such as red, green, yellow, orange and blue.
What is Isomalt? Isomalt is a processed sugar substitute which has been obtained from sugar beet. By treating it with enzymes chemically grouped as disaccharide alcohol, it is safe for the teeth, suitable for diabetics and has 50% less calories than table sugar. It has a melting point of 145°C to 150°C and can be melted without the addition of water.