Need Help Quick!! How To Make My Fondant Shiny?

Decorating By Heavenlydelights107 Updated 27 Mar 2009 , 4:24pm by brincess_b

Heavenlydelights107 Posted 27 Mar 2009 , 2:20am
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I saw a post on this topic yesterday, but I did what someone said and painted my bow with clear vanilla, well the shine did not last overnight.

Now the cake is due in the morning, and I have no edible glitter on hand,

anyone have another tip quick I can use?


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ptanyer Posted 27 Mar 2009 , 2:30am
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Do you have any pearl dust on hand? You can mix clear vanilla and pearl dust and paint the fondant and it will stay shiny. (Is there a Walmart near you that is open all night? They carry the Wilton pearl dusts).

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brincess_b Posted 27 Mar 2009 , 4:24pm
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you can rub some crisco on too. although with time that fades too.
also you can steam something, that gives it a good shine. depending on the part to shine, you can pass it over a pot of boiling water, or use a steam machine if you have one (not tried the machine, but i imagine u need to be careful!)
you can also buy confectioners glaze for a good shine.

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