Grapes Coated In Sparkles? Help...

Decorating By brett9008 Updated 13 Mar 2010 , 12:39am by glendaleAZ

brett9008 Posted 12 Mar 2010 , 5:30pm
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O.K.....I see in the WIlton book, there are grapes that are covered in gel, then coated in clear flakes. Looks super cool, but has anyone tried it? I am doing a wedding cake in May, and they are using Grapes in their decor......Please Help with ideas.

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LaBellaFlor Posted 12 Mar 2010 , 5:41pm
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Beaten egg whites, brushed on to dry grapes, sprinkled with crystal sugar. Allow to dry. It looks very pretty.

Loucinda Posted 12 Mar 2010 , 5:46pm
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You can also use the wilton "sparkles" - I put them in a thumb pepper grinder to make them smaller pieces - you can just grind them right above the grapes that have been painted - I do it over a paper plate so that I can reuse the sparkles that don't adhere.

pianocat Posted 12 Mar 2010 , 6:02pm
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I use meringue powder/water and sugar.

glendaleAZ Posted 13 Mar 2010 , 12:39am
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I would brush a very thin coat of piping on the grape, and then dust with cyrstals.

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