Silver Colouring/spray For Icing?

Decorating By xSam12x Updated 10 Oct 2010 , 7:48pm by xSam12x

xSam12x Posted 10 Oct 2010 , 12:14pm
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Hi, im realy sorry if ive posted in the wrong section :/
I need to make a cake with a formula 1 mclaren racing car on which is silver. How can i get the silver colouring? Is it best to use a spray or paint on using a brush. Ive seen a spray which is called pearl would this give a silver colour as it looks silver on the cap but im a little unsure. Thanks in advance if anyone can help me icon_smile.gif x

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pinkjacs Posted 10 Oct 2010 , 12:21pm
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hi I normally paint mine on with a mixture of gloss,liquid lustre, white lustre dust and black colour

yums Posted 10 Oct 2010 , 12:59pm
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I usually color my fondant/buttercream gray and then spray with a silver or pearl spray. I would avoid painting because I normally can see paint strokes.

millermom Posted 10 Oct 2010 , 1:50pm
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I mix silver lustre dust with a little bit of clear vanilla extract and paint it on. That's how I did the accents on the drum cake in my photos.

xSam12x Posted 10 Oct 2010 , 7:48pm
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thanks i will try a few testers see which works best icon_smile.gif x

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