Creating "jeweled" Look

Decorating By Ginger08 Updated 9 Feb 2013 , 5:00pm by vanikacakes

Ginger08 Posted 8 Feb 2013 , 12:44am
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I have a cake request order for tomorrow morning (yikes!) and I was sent a photo of a cake that has rhinestones around a layer, but I would like to keep it all edible...I was wondering if there are any tricks to getting a "diamond" look without using fake stones, or even actual sugar gems?  Would piping gel and edible glitter work to make it sparkle?

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pookmyster Posted 8 Feb 2013 , 12:49am
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Ause sugar sprinkles

Ginger08 Posted 8 Feb 2013 , 9:44pm
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I couldn't get the sprinkles in time, but it sent me on a different mind set at least so I could do it! I ended up piping royal around and painting it with silver dust and then sprinkling on silver glitter....not too bad. I am going to try and stock up on stuff, but I haven't found a great website yet with low shipping!

pookmyster Posted 9 Feb 2013 , 4:55pm
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ATry www.bakersbodega.com excellent price on fondant

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