Can You Melt Icing To Get It Shiny

Decorating By nesweetcake Updated 20 Feb 2010 , 6:23am by wrightway777

nesweetcake Posted 18 Feb 2010 , 10:30pm
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If I remember some time back, someone told me that I could take a bit of my regular buttercream, heat it in the micro and it would make it more pourable and when it dried it would be darker and shinier. I have a chocolate buttercream and want to add a chocolate river and waterfall to a cake I'm doing today. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

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wrightway777 Posted 20 Feb 2010 , 6:23am
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have you thought about using piping gel for the water effect? Shines big time.

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