How To Achieve True Gold For 50Th Anniversary Cake

Decorating By dawnybird Updated 24 Jan 2014 , 6:22pm by annaleescakes

dawnybird Posted 21 Jan 2014 , 11:57pm
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I've been looking at pics in the gallery and I see gold scrolls and other icing elements in gold. How can I color icing that way? Airbrush color?

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dawnybird Posted 22 Jan 2014 , 4:00pm
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Hello.  Anybody have an answer to my question? I appreciate the help!

Crazy-Gray Posted 22 Jan 2014 , 4:11pm
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AGold leaf? Bright gold lutre dust mixed with alcohol and painted on yellow fondant works well too

annaleescakes Posted 22 Jan 2014 , 4:52pm
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http://cakecentral.com/t/739951/gold-icing

 

I found this thread very helpful! Good luck! :)

dawnybird Posted 22 Jan 2014 , 11:04pm
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Gold leaf? Bright gold lutre dust mixed with alcohol and painted on yellow fondant works well too


Thanks. Mixing the lustre dust and painting it sounds good for gum paste pieces. What about coloring butter cream? Is that possible?

annaleescakes Posted 22 Jan 2014 , 11:25pm
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AThat thread I linked earlier has information on coloring fondant as well as buttercream. :)

dawnybird Posted 24 Jan 2014 , 4:14pm
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That thread I linked earlier has information on coloring fondant as well as buttercream. icon_smile.gif


Oh! Thanks annaleescakes! Somehow I missed seeing the link. I appreciate it!

annaleescakes Posted 24 Jan 2014 , 6:22pm
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Oh! Thanks annaleescakes! Somehow I missed seeing the link. I appreciate it!

That thread I linked earlier has information on coloring fondant as well as buttercream. :)

No problem! I hope it was helpful :)

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