Gold Roses And Ruffles

Decorating By solascakes Updated 13 May 2008 , 8:47pm by solascakes

solascakes Posted 13 May 2008 , 8:18pm
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Hello everyone, i am trying to make fondant gold roses or ruffles for the border of a cake,i'm going to use the edible liquid gold paint. Do i paint after the ruffles have been made and dried or when exactly.Thanks a lot

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sweetflowers Posted 13 May 2008 , 8:28pm
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I always wait until my things are dry before I paint. Just a personal preference. Sounds pretty, hope you post a pic.

tonedna Posted 13 May 2008 , 8:36pm
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I always paint after it dries...I never heard of doing them already in gold..so I am not sure if is possible.

yummymummy Posted 13 May 2008 , 8:39pm
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I'm also making gold roses and painting them . I tried one as a test when it wasn't completely dry, and the paint sort of sank in and gave it a bit of a splotchy look. So I waited for them to dry completly and then painted and dusted them...they're beautiful! I did mine from gumpaste though, but i'm sure it's similar w/ fondant.

tiptop57 Posted 13 May 2008 , 8:45pm
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Wait till it dries.

solascakes Posted 13 May 2008 , 8:47pm
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Thank you all so much,i thought waiting for them to dry b4 painting was best , never done it so not sure,will post the picture when finished,thanks again.God bless you all.

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