When To Apply Pearl Dust

Decorating By PJ219 Updated 2 Nov 2008 , 11:51pm by Tee-Y

PJ219 Posted 29 Oct 2008 , 11:33am
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I am making some gumpaste decorations for a cake. I am going to paint the decorations with pearl dust. Do I wait until the decoration is dryed or can I paint it as soon as I form the decoration. Thank you.

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karateka Posted 29 Oct 2008 , 12:19pm
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I've done it both ways, each turned out fine....

leah_s Posted 29 Oct 2008 , 1:20pm
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Ditto. Either way works.

Tee-Y Posted 2 Nov 2008 , 11:51pm
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Its better when the gumpaste is still fresh that way dust will adhere better but you can also do it on dry gumpaste but brush on shortening first and the dust will stay on.

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