How Can I Make Buttercream Glossy?

Decorating By zespri Updated 25 Sep 2010 , 12:06pm by mayo2222

zespri Posted 25 Sep 2010 , 9:26am
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I was wanting to make a face cake wearing black sunglasses, and wondering how I might make the black buttercream sunglasses glossy? It must be buttercream, fondant isn't an option. Any ideas?

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soph917 Posted 25 Sep 2010 , 11:07am
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Maybe a bit of piping gel painted over the buttercream, once it's firm?

mayo2222 Posted 25 Sep 2010 , 12:06pm
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Agree with Soph, piping gel

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