How Can I Make Black Fondant Look Like Velvet??

Decorating By mommynana Updated 18 Aug 2015 , 1:26pm by CupcakesbyRisha

mommynana Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 10:19pm
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Any ideas Please.

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CalhounsCakery Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 10:32pm
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My first thought would be to try black royal icing lightly sponged on. Not sure if it would work, but that would be my first attempt.

mariacakestoo Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 10:34pm
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A paint gun with dark cocoa. Have no clue how to do that, but when the chocolate artists spray their chocolate with cocoa powder, that's what it looks like...velvet.

mariacakestoo Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 10:36pm
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"...Hold the sprayer far enough away from whatever it is that you are spraying so that you get a nice and velvety effect" Exactly! From here: http://www.cheftalk.com/t/4188/chocolate-spray-gun

HappyCake10609 Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 10:45pm
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Maybe just dust it with black petal dust/non-toxic chalk? then don't steam to set the colors?

lilmissbakesalot Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 11:36pm
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You can buy chocolate velvet spray in a can...

http://www.pastrychef.com/CHOCOLATE-VELVET-SPRAY_p_711.html

mariacakestoo Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 11:42pm
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Well look at that..in a can! Awesome!

mommynana Posted 26 Oct 2011 , 12:18am
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Thanks, Everyone, For your replys

CupcakesbyRisha Posted 18 Aug 2015 , 1:26pm
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Hi, just use black petal dust or dusting powder that has no shimmer in it!

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