Silver Accents On A Wedding Cake

Decorating By tammik Updated 4 Nov 2011 , 6:51pm by Ballymena

tammik Posted 3 Nov 2011 , 1:32pm
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How do I make buttercream icing "silver"? The bride wants the decor on the wedding cake with silver icing - using buttercream. How would I do that?

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aprilismaius Posted 3 Nov 2011 , 2:08pm
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You could airbrush the buttercream with silver pearl.

bakingatthebeach Posted 3 Nov 2011 , 2:17pm
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If your doing accents, get the edible silver luster dust and mix a little with vodka, just a few drops so that its thick but can be painted on with a small brush.

Ballymena Posted 4 Nov 2011 , 6:51pm
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I love using airbrush silver and gold, they are very metallic and shiny. I just brush it on. Duff's is available at Michael's or Americolor is also good if you have access to some. I would let the BC decorations crust before painting them. You don't want your brush too wet so you may have to do 2 coats letting them dry between applications. Check out the first cake in my photos called September wedding. The silver is on RI but BC will work if you are careful

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