Help! Navy Blue Fondant/matte & Chicago Multi-Tier Mini

Decorating By KraftyKimsCakes Updated 26 May 2011 , 4:07am by Coral3

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KraftyKimsCakes Posted 26 May 2011 , 2:40am
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Just made an Air Force flight cap and ended up having to paint the fondant w/Americolor Navy because I couldn't find a Navy blue fondant anywhere! Color was almost right, but of course ended up streaked in some areas and was shiny when I needed it matte finish. Does anyone have a suggestion on where to purchase navy blue fondant or how to make the painting non streaky & matte finish? Also, on a side note I just ordered Chicago Metallic Multi Tier Cake Pan 4 Cavity, any tips on decorating? I heard icing them is a pain...TFL!

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Coral3 Posted 26 May 2011 , 4:07am
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Let the painted fondant dry, then brush on (dry) navy blue petal dust (if you can get it) with a fluffy dry brush using a dabbing & circular motion so you don't leave obvious brush strokes of petal dust. I did a dark burgundy cake like this recently because it had specks of cornflower in the dark fondant, and it gave a really good matte finish...looked almost like fine suede or velvet or something.

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