Best Way To Get A Gold Cake...

Decorating By The_Sugar_Fairy Updated 28 Jul 2011 , 1:48pm by aprilismaius

The_Sugar_Fairy Posted 28 Jul 2011 , 12:32am
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What's the best way to get a gold cake? I'm trying to convince the bride that a white cake with gold accents might look better than an entire gold cake. I hope she goes with that, but if she doesn't, I have to figure out the best way to make a gold cake. I've tried Americolor gold colour and it looks like dark yellow mustard, yuck. I've made a gold crown before using gum paste and gold lustre spray and it turned out great (the gumpaste was hard though), but when I tried the spray on fondant, it kind of beaded on top. I have a feeling that an airbrush would do the same thing, I'll be trying my friend's airbrush next week to try it. Has anyone done a gold cake? If so, what did you use to get an even finish? Thanks!

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sweettreat101 Posted 28 Jul 2011 , 8:08am
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Color your frosting a golden yellow and either air brush with gold or gold pearl spray works well.

aprilismaius Posted 28 Jul 2011 , 1:48pm
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I made a gold cake for a 50th anniversary not too long ago. I airbrushed it with gold pearl.

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