Help Making A Gold Chain

Decorating By frecklefacecakes Updated 22 Oct 2009 , 3:56am by frecklefacecakes

frecklefacecakes Posted 21 Oct 2009 , 4:59am
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i am attempting to make a cake with a gold chain, "rapper style" on it. so it will be a linked chain, and as the focal point my friends name.
i was thinking of piping out in royal icing and then painting on some liquified gold dust, my problem is I'm unsure of how to make the chain. I was thinking I could maybe make the chain links out of twizzler pull and peel maybe.. does anyone know if the liquified gold dust will stick to that?

I know I can just experiment and figure it out, but i wondered if anyone had any ideas on making this.
thanks in advance icon_biggrin.gif

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step0nmi Posted 21 Oct 2009 , 5:13am
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I would just use fondant! you'd be able to mold it however you'd like and then paint it with the luster dust using a little bit of vodka or clear vanilla and mix it into a paint. I don't know how well it would adhere to the twizzlers though

frecklefacecakes Posted 22 Oct 2009 , 3:56am
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i ended up sculpting starbursts and painting with the gold lustre dust. it looks great, ill post pics later this week.

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