Shiny Cake

Decorating By justdessertsbyyesi Updated 12 Mar 2012 , 11:19pm by Rose_N_Crantz

justdessertsbyyesi Posted 11 Mar 2012 , 3:13am
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How do I make the Buttercream shiny on a cake? Is it a special buttercream recipe? I would like to to look like the ones from the supermarket bakery. they get it sooo shiny

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Rose_N_Crantz Posted 12 Mar 2012 , 11:19pm
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The only way I know to make buttercream "shiny" is to use pearl spray. I kinda doubt grocery stores are using pearl spray though. It's possible the shiny effect you're seeing is condensation from taking the cake out of the freezer.

I know others have made fondant shiny by using a steamer on the cake once it's done.

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