What Is Dust Used For?

Decorating By Echooo3 Updated 29 Sep 2009 , 5:53pm by Caths_Cakes

Echooo3 Posted 29 Sep 2009 , 5:33pm
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I see lots of "Dust" colors. Can I use them like wiltons food gels?

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prterrell Posted 29 Sep 2009 , 5:39pm
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No. Dust colors are completely different. They are intended to be either brushed on dry or mixed with clear alcohol (I use cheap vodka) to make an edible paint for gumpaste and fondant.

Caths_Cakes Posted 29 Sep 2009 , 5:53pm
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yes, prterrel is correct. You can use the dusts dry, almost like blusher, or eyeshadow for yourself, but you brush into the covered cake, Flower, what ever item your intending to colour, to give it colour, shade and luster. But you can also mix them with clear alkyfrol (Vodka is choice best, cheap is fine) to make a paint icon_smile.gif

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