How Do I Acheive The Gold Decoration?

Decorating By Jimbos76 Updated 17 Feb 2014 , 2:50am by gadgetgirlcakes

Jimbos76 Posted 12 Feb 2014 , 10:41pm
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What should I use to do the gold decoration and how do I pipe it on?  The cakes will be covered in buttercream.  Royal icing?  Buttercream?  Stencil?  Thanks for any help!

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howboutbake Posted 12 Feb 2014 , 10:46pm
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AIt looks like they piped on the icing with royal, let it set, then over painted with lustre dust.

Here's a tutorial: https://www.sweetambs.com/tutorial/gold-royal-icing/

AZCouture Posted 12 Feb 2014 , 10:47pm
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ALooks like delicate piping to me, and freehanded. Royal icing, with gold highlighter painted on after the RI dried.

AZCouture Posted 12 Feb 2014 , 10:48pm
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AI'd cover in fondant if I were you, give that fine piping a smooth and clean as possible background as possible.

AZCouture Posted 12 Feb 2014 , 10:48pm
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AThat was a lot of possibles...lol

luciescakes Posted 17 Feb 2014 , 1:07am
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I use the gold spray, you buy it in a can and spray it in a small plastic shooter glass, then I use that as paint with a paint brush.

gadgetgirlcakes Posted 17 Feb 2014 , 2:50am
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I read that the highlighter dust is not edible. But I have seen that gold foil 23-24kt are food safe. What is the difference?

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