Making Water Look Like Water

Decorating By mmdd Updated 6 Mar 2010 , 1:57pm by KathysCC

mmdd Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 5:02am
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Sorry if this has been asked before, but I've been searching and can't find it in another post anywhere.

I'm wondering if anyone knows how to make water out of icing that looks like water....TIA!

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nicoles0419 Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 5:22am
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i used blue piping gel

TitiaM Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 5:26am
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yes, blue piping gel. If you want it to have foam then drag a little white icing through it with the "current."

Skirt Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 6:58am
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I've also seen poured sugar. That's my project for this weekend!

mmdd Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 1:41pm
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Thanks so much guys!!!!

KathysCC Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 1:57pm
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Although I have also used piping gel to make realistic looking water, I have seen many people use icing. If you want rough waves, you ice with light blue sort of sloppily or in waves and then touch the tops of the waves with white icing.

Here is a cake with just buttercream waves

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