Using Different Colored Sanding Sugars Together

Baking By charlestongirl78 Updated 31 Jul 2010 , 8:47pm by charlestongirl78

charlestongirl78 Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 4:32am
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I love the look of cookies with outlines done with one color of sanding sugar and a fill in another, but how on earth do you get it so detailed?
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Bskinne Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 4:53am
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Just a guess, but looks like the blue areas were piped on with RI (or the like) and then coated in the blue sanding sugar. Shake off excess. That was allowed to dry then the yellow areas were filled and coated with sugar.

motherofgrace Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 5:06am
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I have done this before... its exactly what Bskinne said, the blue then the yellow icon_smile.gif

all4cake Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 5:20am
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I'll see if I can't find the site where the decorator discussed the technique. I recall the use of small brush for cleaning the cookie up from stray sugar....I think bskinne's thought on this one may be right. The decorator mention icing the cookie, allowing it to dry then going back and applying the sugar...but that was also where the sugar was use as accent...like at the top rounded areas of an apple or one edge of a leaf.

charlestongirl78 Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 8:47pm
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Thanks everyone! Great ideas and that link helped a lot too!

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