Help Please.

Decorating By zuya15 Updated 24 May 2008 , 7:47am by Texas_Rose

zuya15 Posted 24 May 2008 , 6:44am
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I have to make a cake with shiny stripes but I don't have confectiones glaze.
Can someone please tell me how to get the stripes shiny or glossy.
Thanks,
Zuyata

5 replies
diane Posted 24 May 2008 , 7:15am
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kansaswolf Posted 24 May 2008 , 7:30am
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Or paint them with a mixture of vodka and food coloring...

fondantfrenzy Posted 24 May 2008 , 7:32am
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also you an add luster dust to it as well.

zuya15 Posted 24 May 2008 , 7:39am
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I tried vodka with color and crisco but when it dries it loses its shine or gloss. Luster dusts don't give that glossy shine.
Thanks for trying to help.

Texas_Rose Posted 24 May 2008 , 7:47am
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A mixture of corn syrup and vodka will give a glossy shine. I have some cookies in my photos that were painted with it, and it took a while to dry but stayed shiny. I didn't measure the exact proportions though, just added enough vodka to the syrup to make it easy to paint onto the fondant.

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