Metallic Finish On Cake

Decorating By sweetsurprises Updated 22 Jul 2008 , 5:22am by ceshell

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sweetsurprises Posted 21 Jul 2008 , 10:56pm
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I was trying to search on here and on the internet about how to create a metallic finish on a cake. Does anyone know how to do this?

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ceshell Posted 22 Jul 2008 , 5:22am
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You would use the proper metallic color (i.e. silver or gold etc.) of l uster dust, and for the shiniest finish you'd dissolve it in high-proof clear alcohol (vodka, lemon extract or everclear depending on what you can get) and paint it on w/a paintbrush (or airbrush if you have one). Allow each coat to dry thoroughly before adding another coat for a more intense metallic finish. Some good info on using dusts is found here in this post

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