Metallic Silver On Buttercream

Decorating By Jen1966 Updated 15 May 2009 , 1:37pm by Kiddiekakes

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Jen1966 Posted 15 May 2009 , 1:27pm
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How can I achieve the look of foil(as in a gum wrapper) on the sides of a rectangular cake. I'm making a Trident Bubblegum Cake and I want the sides to look like the silver on the gum package. Can I do it on buttercream or make the sides fondant? What products will give me that highly metallic finish?

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Kiddiekakes Posted 15 May 2009 , 1:37pm
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Well..fondant will definetly give you a better silver...and airbrushing would be better than painted lustre dust.You can sort of paint BC but it has to be really crusty.

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