Are All Dragees Hard?

Decorating By mysweetsugar75 Updated 12 Mar 2011 , 11:01pm by costumeczar

mysweetsugar75 Posted 11 Mar 2011 , 7:04pm
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I have tried using dragees in the past, they really do accent a cake nicely, but my family complains that they are too hard and "about break your teeth".

Are all dragees hard, are they really meant to be eaten?
thanks

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wiggler Posted 11 Mar 2011 , 7:27pm
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Ive only ever come across hard ones and they are really hard on your teeth . They can look lovely though icon_smile.gif

costumeczar Posted 12 Mar 2011 , 11:01pm
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The super shiny ones are hard. They're technically edible, but it's one of those things where they have warnings that in some states they're not considered to be edible. I think the coating on them is probably okay in tiny amounts, but you shouldn't drink a bucket of it.

I make my own pearls out of fondant, they're not as super shiny but they won't break Grandma's dental work if she bites down on one.

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