Help To Get This Gold...

Decorating By sisteryeah Updated 13 Jan 2015 , 6:45am by Megansbakeshop

sisteryeah Posted 6 Jan 2015 , 5:08pm
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I am having a hard time getting the gold right on the top layer..any help? or suggestions?

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jessicake Posted 7 Jan 2015 , 4:43am
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That looks to me like fondant pieces made with a lace press, and maybe some royal icing over piping?Then painted with luster dust mixed with alcohol (vodka or ever clear).

janetcentral Posted 7 Jan 2015 , 5:45am
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ALuster dust will give you that gold effect

sisteryeah Posted 7 Jan 2015 , 5:37pm
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Is there a certain brand of luster dust?  I've tried a couple and haven't gotten the right you have a good brand?

Megansbakeshop Posted 13 Jan 2015 , 6:45am
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Hey! I would recommend a gold HIGHLIGHTER rather than a luster dust. A highlighter is going to give you a true gold. I would probably mix 2/3 Highlighter with 1/3 Kings Gold Luster to give you that color. You can find them online. We sell them on our online store. They currently aren't shown as available under a tab but if you search luster or highlighter they will come up. The website is  you could also get there by going to

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