Ice Rink Cake -- How Do I Get A Shiny Surface

Decorating By poochynooch Updated 25 Apr 2011 , 12:44pm by cakesrock

poochynooch Posted 24 Apr 2011 , 3:21am
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Once again I find myself turning to the wealth of knowledge on CCentral! Im going to be making an ice rink cake and would like the surface of it to look like ice --what medium could I use to get the shiny surface??? Thanks in advance to all the great ideas I know will be forthcoming!

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mareg Posted 24 Apr 2011 , 3:29am
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Wow I know there is a lot of experts here that can answer this. My first thought is piping gel, but tray us not hard. You could melt sugar and pour it into the shape you want for the cake. I'd like to know too.

yummy_in_my_tummy Posted 24 Apr 2011 , 3:29am
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I did a sushi cake and wanted the little roe (I think they're called - the little fish eggs) to look shiney so I painted them with corn syrup. I'm not sure if you can see it in the picture, but it worked pretty well thumbs_up.gif

sweetooth0510 Posted 24 Apr 2011 , 3:44am
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I would go with melting sugar and pouring into the shape required, once it sets it will be like candy and have a shiny surface. Good luck!

cakesrock Posted 25 Apr 2011 , 12:44pm
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Originally Posted by sweetooth0510

I would go with melting sugar and pouring into the shape required, once it sets it will be like candy and have a shiny surface. Good luck!




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