Is It Possible To Pipe In Silver?

Decorating By steffla Updated 10 Feb 2011 , 10:22pm by steffla

steffla Posted 9 Feb 2011 , 8:51pm
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I know I have read on the topic before but I can't find where. I kinda need to know for tonight...aaah! Does anyone know if there is a way to use silver dust or silver paint to pipe in royal or buttercream or anything???

I am trying to avoid having to go back and pint everything silver...

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VentureSister Posted 9 Feb 2011 , 9:04pm
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Don't believe you can. sorry.

steffla Posted 9 Feb 2011 , 9:13pm
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Bummer...really?

leah_s Posted 9 Feb 2011 , 9:32pm
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Nope. You've got to overpaint.

But I'm willing to be proven wrong.

tracycakes Posted 9 Feb 2011 , 9:46pm
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Check out the recipes section here on CC, for the one titled "piping in silver or gold". It's using a thickened piping gel. HTH!

steffla Posted 9 Feb 2011 , 10:11pm
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Omg tracycakes thanks! I will check it out and let you know if I try it!

steffla Posted 10 Feb 2011 , 10:22pm
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I'm sorry but we ended up altering the design a bit as we worked on that cake and I never ended up trying that recipe. I hope to at some point soon though!

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