Products/methods For This Cake Design

Decorating By rachamberlain Updated 25 Apr 2016 , 9:15pm by maybenot

rachamberlain Posted 25 Apr 2016 , 8:43pm
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My friend would like me to make a cake like this for her wedding:

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What products would you recommend using for the glitter and the dark color at the bottom? Is the bottom tier painted, or what method should I use to achieve that coloring?

Thank you!

~Rachel

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maybenot Posted 25 Apr 2016 , 9:15pm
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The black could be done using Wilton Black Spray color, airbrushed with edible black airbrush color, or handpainted/sponged on using a mixture of black gel/paste/dry color and vodka.

The gold needs to be edible since it can't be removed before serving, so gold sanding sugar or sprinkles would work very well.  A light coating of thinned piping gel or corn syrup would work well and the sugar/sprinkles could be patted into place.

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