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shiny frosting

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Hi, i am wondering if anybody knows the trick to having a shiny frosting (it looks like lustre dust on fondant). I was going through some magazine at my bookstore (American Cake Decorator) and the cover has a ivory wedding cake with a cascade of grapes and roses all in ivory and white. This cake is cover in a shimmering buttercream, and i would love to know how todo it, so i can make my sister's wedding cake.

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Nathalie
Toronto, Canada
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thank you

Nathalie
Toronto, Canada
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post #2 of 4
are you sure it is buttercream? Could it have been Poured Fondant? It has a shine to it.
post #3 of 4
I've heard of people airbrushing butter cream with luster dust... maybe this is it. It's hard to tell without seeing the picture.
My drug of choice is FROSTING!
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My drug of choice is FROSTING!
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post #4 of 4
It should have in front of the book what the cake on the cover is.
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