"dusting" A Fondant Ribbon

Decorating By KMianecki Updated 9 Sep 2011 , 11:29pm by mariacakestoo

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KMianecki Posted 9 Sep 2011 , 10:27pm
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Hi all,

I'm making a dark brown fondant ribbon to go around each tier of a wedding cake. I wanted to make it look iridescent and shiny....I've heard of people "dusting" it, but I don't know what this means.....luster dust? The cake itself is white. I'm afraid to put a shimmery luster dust anywhere near it. Any suggestions?

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Texas_Rose Posted 9 Sep 2011 , 10:38pm
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You can paint the ribbon with a mix of luster dust and vodka and that will keep it from ending up on the white, as long as you're careful when you paint.

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mariacakestoo Posted 9 Sep 2011 , 11:29pm
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Dust it after you cut your ribbon, but before you put it on the cake.

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