Star Wars Cake

Decorating By Limpy Updated 23 Feb 2010 , 3:28pm by eatdessert1st

Limpy Posted 15 Feb 2010 , 11:15am
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O.K. I know that there are some examples of Star Wars cakes in the gallery. These are a little too literal. A bride wants a Star Wars wedding cake. Covered in black fondant,with "random white dots" all over to look like the universe/stars. What is better for the dots on fondant,buttercream or royal icing? Also,even though the dots are supposed to be random, is there a stencil or some other method that would make placing the dots easier?

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antonia74 Posted 15 Feb 2010 , 6:13pm
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I'd use the old kindergarten trick of flicking a toothbrush dipped in white food colouring for something like that.

That, or I'd use the back of a paintbrush dipped in white and just dot the cake tiers randomly all over. Maybe even make them more concentrated on the top tier and less so as you go down the cake tiers, you know?

eatdessert1st Posted 23 Feb 2010 , 3:28pm
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I used silver dust diluted in vodka and flicked on the fondant w/ a paintbrush for the stars on my son's Star Wars cake

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