got to make a formula one cake topper. I want it about 6" long. Probably make it from fondant with the body work in pastilage for sharp lines. Im looking for ideas on how to get a really high quality even gloss on the body work.
For gloss I have tried Pam, rubbing crisco on the fondant, edible varnish and piping gel. I've had the most success with crisco! However, I have heard that confectioners glaze works great. I just ordered some, so I will be trying it out soon.... Good luck!
Great tips! I am making my first car cake in a couple of months. I have also used Crisco for added shine, but I'm going to have to try the confectioner's glaze on the car for that super-shiny look.
im uk - what is crisco?
I have tried edible glaze (have a look at the sports car at www.feedmecake.co.uk)
Not really high enough gloss. I want like a super high gloss, like a marines boots!
decided to tint white fondant grey blue, then dust with silver dust and spray on lemon juice and silver dust to give a final layer. Finally spray on confectioners glaze. We will see!!
Well here it is the mclaren Vodafone 2010 car. pretty pleased. Modelling chocolate and fondant painted with silver dust suspended in vodka and wiped over with confectioner glaze