Shimmer On Cakes

Decorating By vickicakes Updated 24 Jun 2010 , 2:53pm by TexasSugar

vickicakes Posted 23 Jun 2010 , 4:04pm
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I saw a wedding cake, the icing was a whipped icing but it had a delecate shimmer to it, was this put on with airbrush, if so what was the media in the airbrush. vicki

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mayo2222 Posted 23 Jun 2010 , 4:21pm
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Do you have a picture of the cake?

ddaigle Posted 23 Jun 2010 , 4:21pm
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If the entire cake had a shimmer to it, then it was probably airbrushed with pearl luster dust. I use luster dust in my airbrush often and just love the sheen. HTH.

TexasSugar Posted 24 Jun 2010 , 2:53pm
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You can also mix pearl dust with alcohol (everclear, gin, vodka) and use that mixture in the airbrush.

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