Making My Foundant "pop"

Decorating By mrssmith06 Updated 10 Jun 2009 , 10:01pm by Toptier

mrssmith06 Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 5:30pm
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Hey All,

I am doing a wedding cake this weekend. Small, 2 8" rounds, covered in white Choco-Pan and hot pink/hot orange polka dots.

How do I get my polka dot colors to really "pop" as in shiny or just not dull? When I put them on can I brush them with something?

Thanks for helping!

4 replies
cakes22 Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 5:41pm
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try lusterdust. It'll make'em all shimmery.

SHADDI Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 6:02pm
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Clear Rum and some piping gel mix until piping gel is a bit runny and brush that on the dots and they will really look shiny. Do a trial test to see if that is the shine you are looking for.

crystalina1977 Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 6:07pm
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agree with cakes 22 - definitely lusterdust =)

Toptier Posted 10 Jun 2009 , 10:01pm
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For an ultra easy way, spray em lightly with Pam cooking spray. I discovered this by accident, it gives a nice light shine.

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