Gold Covered Fondant

Decorating By KerryfromNZ Updated 5 Mar 2016 , 2:03pm by costumeczar

KerryfromNZ Posted 5 Mar 2016 , 10:17am
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Hi, I'm doing a 3 layered black and gold 21st cake shortly and one of the layers is going to be completely gold. What is the best way to get a smooth, sparkly gold covering on top of fondant?  I've tried airbrushing but I can't get it to cover completely so it ends up a bit patchy  

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costumeczar Posted 5 Mar 2016 , 2:02pm
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First, make sure whatever you're using is food-safe and edible, not just non-toxic. I don't know many things that will make it sparkly that aren't inedible, but your best bet will probably be to use an edible gold spray, then dust over that with a gold powder like Crystal Colors to smooth out the finish. I just posted this somewhere else but I'll post it here too: http://acaketorememberva.blogspot.com/2015/10/metallic-and-pearl-luster-sprays-review.html

costumeczar Posted 5 Mar 2016 , 2:03pm
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If yo're in New Zealand (I'm assuming from your screen name) There are a bunch of edible gold paints that you can get that are approved for food use outside of the US, too. I like the Rainbow Dust ones, but Rolkem makes some that people like.

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