Can I Color Dragees?

Decorating By cakekrayzie Updated 31 Oct 2007 , 12:59am by cakequeen50

cakekrayzie Posted 30 Oct 2007 , 8:22pm
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hi everyone, i bought some dragees that were suppose to be shiny gold, but they are matte much to my dismay i found out that they all come matte. I have a wedding cake for this Saturday and the bride was under the impression as was i that they were going to be shiny, so here is my question i bought some gold luster in a spray can and i was wondering if i could spray them gold, will it sick, or will it be a disaster? any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated thumbs_up.gif

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mamacc Posted 30 Oct 2007 , 8:38pm
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I have some uncolored dragees...I usually toss them around in luster dust to color them. You could try gold and super pearl mixed for a nice shiny gold. I would think it might be hard to get a nice even coat of spray on the dragees, but you never know...can't hurt to test it out.


cakequeen50 Posted 31 Oct 2007 , 12:59am
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You can mix vodka or everclear to the dust and make a small amount of "paint", then roll them around in it and they will be metallic.

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