Icing Resembling Water

Decorating By saussi27 Updated 1 Mar 2011 , 5:53am by nicoles0419

saussi27 Posted 28 Feb 2011 , 11:45pm
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I'm new to this art of cake decorating and this site has been extremely helpful.

I'm going to be making a cake with what appears to be water. Now, I've noticed that some photos are simply icing with blue coloring and I've noticed some photos of the water are almost clear/gel/wet looking. How is this accomplished?

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CWR41 Posted 28 Feb 2011 , 11:47pm
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clear piping gel (you can add blue food coloring to it).

Daisy1 Posted 1 Mar 2011 , 5:28am
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You can also used gelatin or Isomalt, which is like hard crack candy.

nicoles0419 Posted 1 Mar 2011 , 5:53am
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i frost the cake in buttercream then use the tinted piping gel for the water, kind of swirl the buttercream and piping gel or for a really wet look just do the piping gel

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