What is the best brand of silver spray for cakes? I have used wilton and I am not too impressed... It just looks gray to me. I have a wedding cake coming up and the bride wants the decorations on the cake to be silver. Here is a link to the cake she likes http://www.pinterest.com/pin/126100858289705113/
Many companies make a silver luster dust called NU SILVER. (CK, Global Sugar Art) Mix with alcohol and paint. My local party supply store also sells it in the cake decorating section.
is it pretty shiny?
I think so. Maybe others will have an alternate option.
pme is edible but i've never used it
i was just going to say that the picture reminds me of the silver foil that i tried to use on a cake--it looked like aluminum foil! i'm sure it's just the lighting on that cake picture but silver foil is dang expensive and i was shocked at how it looked--so i just used all gold instead which of course was twice the price of the silver but it did not look like leftover tree tinsel (not that your cake picture does) --not to mention i really got off on their reaction when peeps asked me what was on the cake and i said '23k gold'
so anyhow--i'd recommend you make sure it's edible for that area of the cake
could i interest you in a partial pack of silver foil--hahaha jkjkjkjkjjkjkjkj
don't hurt me mods ;) i was just kidding
yes and to add to what the cake sarge said, crystal colors has a silver powdery substance too and it is edible, food safe
haha you dont make the silver foil stuff sound too appealing! I think I will stick with the luster dust! Thanks everyone for your good advice :)
APme spray is fab.
When I used the Wilton silver spray a few weeks ago, I had to do several coats and it came out silver.
I have used it before and had decent results I guess but it took several cans and the color of it was more like machinery than pretty silver... I am looking for something that is a lighter silver and a little more metallic finish. I am gonna try the pme spray. I saw some stuff that was called silver highlighter powder but it said that it can be toxic so that is a little strange to me to put something toxic on a cake. I know that you are supposed to remove the decorations so I don't know if I will try that or not. It looked really pretty.
This is not a spray, but it is edible. I have the gold and like it pretty well.
Are you tinting your fondant before spraying with the wilton stuff? I make gray fondant and spray it silver. I did some cookies that way. They are not super shiny though.
Does anyone know what food grade platinum is I keep seeing it and am wondering if it is real platinum http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0013374S4/?tag=cakecentral-20
if it's a teeny tiny amount and it costs a fortune it's real platinum--
i got 25 sheets of silver that were 3x3" for about $30 and the same amount of gold for about $50 so platinum would be a lot more than that. and the sheets are so fragile you can blow them away with your breath if your'e not careful.