Fondant

Decorating By Busygrams Updated 22 Jan 2012 , 3:41am by KateLS

Busygrams Posted 11 Jan 2012 , 2:31pm
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Some pictures of cakes with fondant look shiny. How can I get my fondant to look shiny? Is there something I should add or paint on there? icon_lol.gif

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jgifford Posted 11 Jan 2012 , 2:57pm
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You can brush them with shortening or carefully use a hair dryer (one that's used only for cakes, of course) or heat lamp to bring out the shine. Some people use a spray-on coating but IMO that's like putting wood varnish on. icon_smile.gif

KateLS Posted 11 Jan 2012 , 4:43pm
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Some people also use a steamer.

Busygrams Posted 15 Jan 2012 , 5:41pm
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Thanks. I ended up using a little shortening and it looked great! Where would I buy a steamer? icon_wink.gif

KateLS Posted 22 Jan 2012 , 3:41am
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Sorry I never responded. I'm not exatly sure. Just anywhere they sell small clothes steamers. Looks like you can get some compact ones for $20-$25 on amazon. com.

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