Does Anyone Know How To Make Fondant Look Wet Or Super Shiny

Decorating By msgwinn Updated 28 Jul 2008 , 9:32am by Pinas

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msgwinn Posted 25 Jul 2008 , 3:10am
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I am trying to do a cake for my husbands work and the fondant is black and looks like it has been sprayed with laquer. Does anyone know how to get this affect? I would use piping gel if I have to but it comes out looking to bumpy, I need something super smooth. Please help someone. Thanks,Mindy

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cakesbyallison Posted 25 Jul 2008 , 3:12am
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You can brush shortening on it. That will give it a shiny look.

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KoryAK Posted 25 Jul 2008 , 3:12am
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Try steaming it or painting with confectioners glaze

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Texas_Rose Posted 25 Jul 2008 , 3:14am
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Paint your fondant with a mix of vodka and corn syrup. Apply a very thin coat so that it will dry. You can also add a sprinkle of pearl dust to the mix if you want.

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jjkarm Posted 25 Jul 2008 , 3:27am
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Steam it. icon_wink.gif

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SweetArt Posted 25 Jul 2008 , 4:16pm
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I've done it before by brushing on melted shortening.

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Pinas Posted 28 Jul 2008 , 9:32am
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I think brushing it with vegatable shortening would be the best way Steaming it is to risky if your not experienced

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