Shiny Fondant

Decorating By LRHBead Updated 20 Jul 2010 , 6:32pm by LRHBead

LRHBead Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 3:35pm
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How do I get fondat items glossy looking?

Thanks
LRHBeads

6 replies
mandyloo Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 4:30pm
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Using a steamer, painting with luster dust, airbrushing with luster dust... What particular type of shiny are you looking for?

sillywabbitz Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 4:47pm
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Mix 50/50 corn syrup and vodka and paint it on. You might want to add a little extra vodka to improve drying time. At 50/50 mine was tacky for a couple of days.

bakencake Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 4:48pm
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if i want a small shiny object, lets say a cherry on top of a giant cupcake, i just dab it with glycerin or a little of piping gel (piping gel made it sticky but since i didn't touch it too much it was ok).

LRHBead Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 10:36pm
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Thanks guys! Everyone on this site is always willing to share information. Love this site and everyone on it! Thanks again. I will try all of them.

aprilblack Posted 19 Jul 2010 , 10:37am
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I spray a little Nonstick Pam spray in a cup and paint my small objects with a paint brush and it does the trick every time!

LRHBead Posted 20 Jul 2010 , 6:32pm
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Tried all the methods and the 50/50 corn syrup and alcohol worked the best for me. Thanks "sillywabbitz" for the tip.

Yours in Decorating,
LRHBeads

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