Substitute For Piping Gel For Water On Cake

Decorating By chasebrad Updated 14 May 2008 , 9:20pm by pennywells

chasebrad Posted 14 May 2008 , 8:17pm
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I was wondering if anyone has any ideas or suggestions for something other than piping gel to get the "water" in a pool party cake.

I have used tinted piping gel before, but it is Soooooo sweet and I have heard some not so positive remarks on the taste of it.


Thanks in advance for your replies!

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SugarMama602 Posted 14 May 2008 , 8:47pm
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Maybe blue jello? You could dig out the hole being used for the pool, layer it with foil and then pour the jello in there to cool in the refrigerator. I would do that dead last, if possible.

pennywells Posted 14 May 2008 , 9:20pm
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I use hard tac candy, but they would have to take that part off the cake before cutting. It is still edible (and tasty) but you can't cut through it.

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