C Ake Finishing

Decorating By sticky11 Updated 22 Aug 2010 , 6:23pm by Rusti

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sticky11 Posted 22 Aug 2010 , 3:40pm
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can anyone tell me why the cake boss uses a clothes steamer to steam his finished cakes. Is it to add adhesive to all his decorations OR is it to make everything shiny. I have s steamer and thought I might beable to use it?

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LisaPeps Posted 22 Aug 2010 , 3:53pm
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Both, it makes the fondant sticky for adding accents and leaves it with a shiny finish. Just don't go overboard with the steam cos too much will ruin your cake

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Rusti Posted 22 Aug 2010 , 6:23pm
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It used mostly to set the dust color for your decorations but yes, it can make things a little shiny. Most of the shine goes away as it drys.

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