Are There Any Edible Paints That Glow With Blacklight?

Decorating By zinger60 Updated 30 Jan 2012 , 5:08pm by cakemaker2

zinger60 Posted 29 Jan 2012 , 7:52pm
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I have a cake order coming up for a punk rock theme. The party is going to have blacklights and everything that will glow in the dark. I thought it would be so cool to have painting on the cake that glows also. I have heard of using tonic water but not sure how to use it and if it would work on a fondant cake. Seems like it would make the fondant sticky.

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shelbycompany Posted 29 Jan 2012 , 8:06pm
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that sounds so cool. Can't wait to see answers. Thaks for posting this topic. icon_biggrin.gif

Rusti Posted 29 Jan 2012 , 8:44pm
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tonic water is mixed with piping gel to paint or pipe on.

cakemaker2 Posted 30 Jan 2012 , 5:08pm
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I got this recipe here on CC, but it didn't give measurements. icon_sad.gif

Put clear piping gel in a saucepan and heat until smooth.
Add tonic water.
Add plain gelatin.
Heat until thick.
Let stand for 2 hours.

I assume you can add whatever color you want to the tonic water. HTH!

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