Shiny Fondant

Decorating By goodbuy Updated 9 Jun 2009 , 3:02am by Texas_Rose

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goodbuy Posted 8 Jun 2009 , 1:26pm
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Some of use saw Buddy on Cake Boss using a steamer to achieve a shiny finish. Another trick I came across accidentally was brushing the fondant with liquor. I used Cointreau for real shine, Kahlua when I need more of a brown for a wine box. and tequila for less shine to clean up any confectionery sugar from rolling. Save the wine for drinking.... icon_smile.gif

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Bluehue Posted 8 Jun 2009 , 1:30pm
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Welcome to CC goodbuy icon_smile.gif

Great tips - lol @ *save the wine for drinking* thumbs_up.gif


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Kenzy Posted 9 Jun 2009 , 2:57am
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thumbs_up.gif Thanks for this great tip!

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Texas_Rose Posted 9 Jun 2009 , 3:02am
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You can use vodka too if you want it to dry without leaving a flavor behind.

If you ever need a really glossy shine (think patent leather), confectioner's glaze will do it.

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