Confectioners Varnish

Decorating By clemason Updated 30 May 2009 , 8:27pm by emlashlee

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clemason Posted 30 May 2009 , 4:25pm
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hi
sorry to nag again lol, ive got some confectionters varnish am i right in thinking i can paint this on the fondant/icing? xxx

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BlakesCakes Posted 30 May 2009 , 8:15pm
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If it's full strength confectioner's glaze, I wouldn't use too much of it on anything that will be eaten--it's kind of bittter.

You can thin it with a clear alcohol (Everclear, gin, or vodka) so that it's 50/50. It dries faster, isn't as bitter, and is still shiney. Still, large quantities of it change the flavor of the fondant.

HTH
Rae

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emlashlee Posted 30 May 2009 , 8:27pm
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What is the confectioner's varnish used for?

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