How Would I Make A Shiny Surface Like An Ice Rink?

Decorating By rward712 Updated 21 Dec 2009 , 4:49pm by rward712

rward712 Posted 20 Dec 2009 , 5:08am
post #1 of 10

I want to do a holiday cake with a skating rink on it. What could I use that would look like ice?

9 replies
all4cake Posted 20 Dec 2009 , 5:21am
post #2 of 10

a royal icing flooded piece, the shape of the rink with some pearl dust on the surface would look nice.

Here's a cute one...

http://www.sugarliciousonline.com/cakes/seasonal/christmas/images/fullsize/ice_skating_penguins.jpg


ooooooooh, or if you could do a poured sugar/isomalt piece...that'd look sharp!

caseyhayes Posted 20 Dec 2009 , 5:44am
post #3 of 10

I agree with all4cake about the poured sugar or sugar glass is what I call it. You can find the instructions. Just google how to make sugar glass and I think you can add color to it. Just make a sheet of it however big you need it. HTH

Cakepro Posted 20 Dec 2009 , 6:25am
post #4 of 10

That penguin cake is ADORABLE!! It makes me want to do one, although I am celebrating having no more cakes due through the end of the year. icon_biggrin.gif

classiccake Posted 20 Dec 2009 , 4:07pm
post #5 of 10

Piping gel also works

Rusti Posted 20 Dec 2009 , 8:46pm
post #6 of 10

color flow would give you a shiny white ice effect, not clear but most frozen pond are not. icon_smile.gif

rward712 Posted 21 Dec 2009 , 6:16am
post #7 of 10

Sorry I'm new at this. What is color flow?

Cookie4 Posted 21 Dec 2009 , 6:44am
post #8 of 10

Use a recipe for suckers (sugar & water boil to the hard crack stage). Pour into a metal baking pan any size you want which has been greased or place foil in the pan first and then grease. Pour in the hot syrup mixture and let cool. Remove and you'll have a piece of glass like candy which will look great for an ice rink. You can paint the backside with dusts and/or colors diluted if you want.

Cakepro Posted 21 Dec 2009 , 6:44am
post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by rward712

Sorry I'm new at this. What is color flow?




Here you go: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=What+is+Color+Flow%3F

rward712 Posted 21 Dec 2009 , 4:49pm
post #10 of 10

Thanks everyone! I think I'll try the poured sugar but keep the other ideas as a back up. You never know when the next cake disaster is around the corner.

Quote by @%username% on %date%

%body%