Anyone made their own confectioner's glaze by dissolving shellac in alcohol?
Anyone made their own confectioner's glaze?
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that's for wood, isn't it? I've done it to finish furniture.
Shellac is the guts from the lac insect, and as such is totally organic. It needs to be dissolved in 100% alcohol, 80% won't work. Woodworkers use denatured alcohol which has poison added to it, and food grade uses 100% pure alcohol. This has been used for quite some time on all sorts of confectionary items, along with other sorts of gums and resins such gum Arabic.