Gold/Silver paint

by Sarah

Can anyone suggest how to achieve an even and shiny gold/silver paint effect on fondant? i.e. you can't see the white fondant through the paint. I have tried the mini pots of paint which look alright at first but to achieve an even finish I had to add another coat. It fizzes on the brush and dries almost instantly and goes all gritty!

I have also used the good quality gold/silver lustre dusts mixed with clear alcohol. But the same problem with it drying and going all gritty occurs.

I saw on the American Ace Of Cakes hit show a cake with the silver colour all lovely and shiny but didn't see what they used. And having no luck finding out either. Can anyone help?

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Jul 20, 2009
gold/silver paint
by: Deborah

That look is achieved by using the liquid gold/silver colors in an airbrush. You can get a good quality airbrush for around $100.00. I got mine on "". That is the only way you will be able to achieve an even, uniform coverage.

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