Applying Luster Dust Onto Textured Buttercream

Decorating By Babs1964 Updated 21 Mar 2011 , 2:03am by Babs1964

Babs1964 Posted 21 Mar 2011 , 1:13am
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Does anyone have any tips on how to do this so that I don't mess up the texture of the buttercream?

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pbhobby Posted 21 Mar 2011 , 1:30am
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Do you have an airbrush? I've never tried it before but I'm wondering if you could add vodka to the luster dust and airbrush it on??? I've only used luster dust on fondant before. I'm curious now so keep us posted on what works for you icon_smile.gif

cakegal1195 Posted 21 Mar 2011 , 1:41am
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sounds gross, but I've seen folks dip a fluffly brush into the luster and then "blow" it off the brush onto the cake. Make sense? there must be something better to "blow" with out there...?

Babs1964 Posted 21 Mar 2011 , 2:03am
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Thanks for the ideas, yes I have an airbrush and I also have a fluffy brush and I think instead of "blowing" the dust I could use the cold air setting on my blowdryer! I knew there would be some ideas out there!

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