Silver Dots

Decorating By ewashburn Updated 29 Apr 2015 , 5:59pm by ewashburn

ewashburn Posted 28 Apr 2015 , 5:50pm
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I need to make silver dots on a wedding cake. Does anyone know how to do it? 

Not silver balls.  I can't find any silver coloring.

Please help,


4 replies
TheresaCarol Posted 29 Apr 2015 , 1:19pm
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I am assuming you will need to cut the dots from fondant and paint them silver?  I just roll my fondant thin then use a circle cutter the size I am needing.  I then mix a silver dust with grain alcohol or lemon oil and paint the circles.  Be sure to use a safe dust.  Here are a few that I use:

Not sure how big your dots need to be but if they are smaller, you can use anything from a drinking straw to a bubble straw.  Another option if you would prefer to have cutters, would be this mini accent set.  It has many shapes but I have found them to be very useful for accents.

leah_s Posted 29 Apr 2015 , 1:22pm
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Well, to make silver dots you have to have silver dust, from which you make an edible silver paint.  There is silver edible paint already mixed up, but I don't find it to be very good.

Frank68 Posted 29 Apr 2015 , 1:50pm
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I've done this in the past by piping royal icing dots on the cake, and then painting them with the silver/vodka mixture afterwards. I believe they also make edible glitter dust (limited colors) that you can use to highlight even more.

ewashburn Posted 29 Apr 2015 , 5:59pm
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Thank you everyone for your helpful advice.


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