I'm making my niece's birthday cake this weekend. It's supposed to be hippy themed (peace signs, tie-dye, flowers,etc). I made up a big peace sign out of gumpaste the other day so it will dry by this weekend. I plan on having it stand up verticle on top of the cake.
My question is: it looks sort of bland and my luster dust didn't seem to help so I bought colored sugar to sprinkle on it. Since the gumpaste is dry- what should I use to stick the sugar to it? I was thinking about brushing it with corn syrup (lightly)- but will that affect the gumpaste? Any tips would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!!!
You can just brush the piece with water and sprinkle the sugar on
Use thinned corn syrup - but don't get it too wet - and do it soon so it has a chance to dry.
i did this just an hour ago! i used piping gel.
i researched before doing it and many people advise against water since glitter is water soluble and may melt. piping gel worked well for me!