Silver Pearls Around Cake

Decorating By angelcakes87 Updated 25 Apr 2012 , 3:21am by ladybuglau

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angelcakes87 Posted 25 Apr 2012 , 1:30am
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I am making this wedding cake for a friend and she does not want a fondant cake. How did they make these shiny pearls? The silver dust by Wilton is not shiny enough. I did a practice test today using a very crusting buttercream. I got the pearls to come out looking great...but I'm having serious trouble getting the sliver color right without warping the pearl shapes. I do not have an airbrush machine. HELP! icon_cry.gif[email protected]/[email protected]/[/img]

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jamiekwebb Posted 25 Apr 2012 , 1:48am
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I say you should buy different sized dragees. That will be easier, perhaps not cheaper but definitely easier.

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shanter Posted 25 Apr 2012 , 2:07am
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I agree with jamiekwebb, looks like a mixture of pearl and silver dragees.

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ladybuglau Posted 25 Apr 2012 , 3:21am
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Those pearls are definitely not piped! If she only wants buttercream then she's gonna have to sacrifice that look

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