Edible Image Question

Decorating By cakeaholic_cakery Updated 3 Jun 2011 , 4:41pm by cakeaholic_cakery

cakeaholic_cakery Posted 3 Jun 2011 , 1:44pm
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Hello Everyone,

I am making my husband an iPad cake for his birthday next weekend, and will be using an edible image for the display - however, I want to make it look "shiny" so it looks more realistic. After the Edible Image dries on the cake, is it okay to put a coat of vodka/corn syrup over it, or will that smear the image? I've only used edible images a couple of times so I'm still a novice in this area.

Thanks everyone!

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mareg Posted 3 Jun 2011 , 2:10pm
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I think it will smear the ink. The colors will run and the slightest touch of a brush could ruin it.

katboss Posted 3 Jun 2011 , 2:33pm
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maybe you could try spraying it with a pearl lustre spray to give it a little shine??

cakeaholic_cakery Posted 3 Jun 2011 , 4:41pm
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Thanks you guys!

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