Sparkle Gel On Side Of Cake?

Decorating By jklcooper Updated 22 Mar 2010 , 4:29pm by cake-angel

jklcooper Posted 22 Mar 2010 , 2:24pm
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I am wondering if it's okay to use Wilton sparkle gel to draw a scroll design on the side of a cake... gold sparkle gel on white butter cream. Is it too runny? Will the gel melt the butter cream? I would love to hear from anyone who has experience with this.

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cake-angel Posted 22 Mar 2010 , 4:29pm
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The sparkle gel will work fine to pipe a scroll design on the side of a cake. It will not melt the buttercream. As for it being runny - if you put it on too thickly it could drip but for normal scroll work with piping tip equivalent to about a tip 2 or 3 it should be fine.

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