Edible Gold Paint

Decorating By mrsg1111 Updated 19 Jan 2010 , 10:03pm by Donnabugg

mrsg1111 Posted 19 Jan 2010 , 3:02am
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Hi all,
I am making a Mardi Gras themed cake and the colors are Purple Green and Gold. I really don't want to use yellow in place of gold fondant. How do i go about painting the fondant gold? I have gold dust, but it's too pale. before i go and order, I wanted to know if i could find gold paint. I once found silver, but i can't remember where i found that. Any suggestions, advice, tips??? Thank you so much in advance!

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prterrell Posted 19 Jan 2010 , 3:05am
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I have found that if you paint the gold luster dust (mix the dust w/ vodka to make a thick paste) onto brown, it shows up really well and looks just right!

Donnabugg Posted 19 Jan 2010 , 3:37am
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I have wondered the same thing..thank you! I will try that next time...

JanJess Posted 19 Jan 2010 , 3:51am
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I'm sorry I don't have much experience with the gold dust but I was in Sur La Table recently (they also have online and catalog) and they had a pure gold edible paint. Kind of pricey though. HTH

Rose_N_Crantz Posted 19 Jan 2010 , 4:02am
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Here ya go. Should answer pretty much any question you would have. Good luck!

mrsg1111 Posted 19 Jan 2010 , 4:55pm
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Wow.. great tips.. Thank you so much!

Donnabugg Posted 19 Jan 2010 , 10:03pm
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Great video...she's awesome. Thank you icon_biggrin.gif

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