Color Sugar Flower

Decorating By imrellik Updated 4 May 2012 , 1:00pm by Goreti

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imrellik Posted 3 May 2012 , 2:30pm
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Hi

I know vodka is used to color sugar flowers but if somebody doesn't drink so what else can i use with color to airbrush the sugar flowers.

Can i use sugar syrup to color flowers? will it work.

Thanks

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dchinda Posted 3 May 2012 , 4:54pm
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The vodka will actually evaporate so no one will taste the alcohol. You can also use lemon juice instead of vodka. I have used vodka many times on my cakes & no one ever noticed.

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rosech Posted 3 May 2012 , 5:05pm
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We don't drink in our house. We eat fruit cake preserved with brandy and decorations painted with colors mixed with vodka or brandy. We do not taste the alcohol in the cakes.

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cheatize Posted 4 May 2012 , 3:01am
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Clear vanilla works. It takes longer to dry but it works.

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Chellescakes Posted 4 May 2012 , 12:35pm
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Do you have to airbrush them couldn''t you just dust them with petal dust and steam them if the alcohol is such a concern.

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Goreti Posted 4 May 2012 , 1:00pm
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I used petal dust and then steam them.

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