Quick Question About Dusting Powders

Decorating By yamber82 Updated 11 Jul 2009 , 4:37pm by Cake4ever

yamber82 Posted 11 Jul 2009 , 5:37am
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every time i try dusting pearl dust or anything on fondant it doesn't stick and is a waste of time to even try. am i doing something wrong? i am doing a pillow cake in 2 weeks and would really like the whole thing to be shimmery

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Cake4ever Posted 11 Jul 2009 , 4:37pm
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every time i try dusting pearl dust or anything on fondant it doesn't stick and is a waste of time to even try. am i doing something wrong? i am doing a pillow cake in 2 weeks and would really like the whole thing to be shimmery




You need to use clear vodka or lemon extract in order to make a paintable shimmer dust. Once it's on, you can go back over it with a dry brush if you like.

I don't recommend vanilla extract because it is sticky and will dry with a wet look.

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