Fondant X-Ray - How To Paint White On Black?

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ReezieCakes Posted 2 Aug 2016 , 5:51pm
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Hey y'all!  I'm making a graduation cake that will have fondant x-rays all over it.  I want to draw/paint the whote onto the black - how is this done?  I've made them before but piped it on with buttercream. 


I saw a video of someone melting chocolate to make a "crayon" and heard people talking about using white white as a paint??


The below pictures is the type of x-ray I am trying to make, just trying to figure out the best avenue.


Thanks in advance for your input!


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-K8memphis Posted 2 Aug 2016 , 5:58pm
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i think i would brush thinned royal icing on there but the other methods would probably work too 

you can get cocoa butter and maybe it will take white color i don't really know for sure -- titanium dioxide is weirdy stuff -- but that is one way to paint with choco --

surely there are tons of ways to do this -- best to you


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costumeczar Posted 2 Aug 2016 , 10:11pm
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As long as there isn't a lot of oil on the surface of whatever you're painting it on the white titanium dioxide coloring will work fine. If there's any oi or shortening on the surface it can make it bead up, but if you work it it will spread out.

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ReezieCakes Posted 3 Aug 2016 , 2:09am
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Ok, not to sounds dumb...white titanium dioxide = white white coloring?

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-K8memphis Posted 3 Aug 2016 , 2:17am
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yes white food color is titanium dioxide

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