Fake Cakes For Display

Decorating By Monik1503 Updated 17 May 2012 , 9:32pm by kakeladi

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Monik1503 Posted 17 May 2012 , 7:02pm
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Hi, I´m a beginer in Cake Decoration with Fondant, I have a petit bakery and I´d like to display some fake cakes but I have a problem... Fondant looses color under sunlight or incandescent light!!! is there another material that i can use or any ideas to keep the color in my fake cakes?

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leah_s Posted 17 May 2012 , 7:08pm
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Other than pinks and purple, fondant holds up fairly well. There's always PermaIce to replicate bc.

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kakeladi Posted 17 May 2012 , 9:32pm
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It sounds like you might be starting your colors much too light. Try making them a bit darker to start with.
Once the cakes start to fade &/or get dusty/dirty it's time to come up with new displays. Just scrape off the icing and start over on the same forms. (Mine lasted for up to 6 months.)
Also, you could try using acrylic paints for the color. Only problem w/that is trying to duplicate the results in food coloring.

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