I am making a three tiered (double layers) with 10, 8 and 6" rounds. How much silver luster dust do I need? I'm going to mix with vodka and paint it on. Is there a guide for figuring how much colorant and/ luster dust to add? Thanks so much for your help!
HI all, i wanted to buy some luster dust, can you steer me in the right direction of someplace with the best price. Thanks
I used two of the little jars of gold luster dust on the cake here.
The two tiers painted with it were the 14 and 10 inch tiers, and they are 4 inches high, so you would likely use about the same amount if you tiers are 4 inches high. Just mix the luster dust in a bowl with the vodka or I used lemon extract, and it doesn't affect the flavor, you want the consistency to be a really thin paint- equivalent to wall paint for a house. HTH
there is also some silver luster paint that is already mixed that works great too! It comes in white pearl, gold, silver, and I think copper. See if your shop has it. But 2 to 3 jars would be what you need.