Pear Like Color???

Decorating By Katiekatiekatie Updated 21 Jun 2009 , 10:51pm by JenniferMI

Katiekatiekatie Posted 21 Jun 2009 , 5:40pm
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Okay so I made a pear cake and of course want to practice decorating it...

I am just covering with with BC and then wanted to decorate it with small gumpaste pears around the edge... how can I make a true pear color??? UGGGG!!!
Thanks,
Katie

BTW allI have right now are the wilton colors that I got at Micheals.

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JenniferMI Posted 21 Jun 2009 , 10:51pm
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Katie -

You can get a more realistic looking pear, in my opinion, by making them a white color, then dusting them. My site is so new, I'm not sure which cakes he put on there...but I made a pear wedding cake that the little fruit turned out awesome. I would get a real pear at the store so you have something to try and match. I THINK I used apple green and added fern or rainforest until I achieved the shade I wanted. Loved doing the cake...it was so much fun. Ok, went and looked, it is on the site, second row down in the gallery. I think I dusted with a slight brush of a pink shade, just to add a blush look, but just a hint. Hope this helps! Click on the pic and you'll see close up shots.

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