Help!! Anniversary Cake This Weekend

Decorating By ronjrich13 Updated 9 Jun 2009 , 6:06pm by kakeladi

ronjrich13 Posted 8 Jun 2009 , 10:12pm
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I'm pretty new at cake decorating and have a question. I am doing an anniversary cake this weekend and I need the color gold not the yellow gold. Any ideas or suggestions. Thanks

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cakeheart Posted 9 Jun 2009 , 7:36am
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well i would say order online...maybe overnight some gold spray. I like cakesbysam.com it is $10.
if you live in a larger town maybe there is a larger cake supply store you can purchase it at

if your just doing small areas I know michaels carries gold pearl dust...i use a small brush and vodka and paint with it

miny Posted 9 Jun 2009 , 7:54am
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Just don't get the wilton, it doesn't look gold but yellow

Texas_Rose Posted 9 Jun 2009 , 8:13am
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There's two shades of Wilton, a gold shade and a yellow sparkle shade. The gold one looks gold, but not nearly as gold-looking as the dusts they sell at the cake decorating supply shop.

kakeladi Posted 9 Jun 2009 , 6:06pm
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What you need is Highlighter dust. It is the only way to get a true gold color.
You mix it with something like Vodka and paint it on. It is available on line OR at cake supply shops. You will NOT find it at places like Micheal's or Hobby Lobby.

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