Guide To Metallics

The Evil Cake Genius has spent years trying to match metallic colors to a 1/2" square piece of tablecloth, napkin, ribbon or some other miniscule scrap of nothing from an upcoming event. Do we look like a CSI's? Well, we're not. So give us something we can work with people! As usual, if you want something done right, you gotta do it yourself, so she did. And of course she's gonna share it with her friends. So here goes. It's a simple guide to Metallics to hopefully help get you get as close as humanly possible to the silver color from that piece of thread that fell off the Mother of the Bride's dress.

AND Here are the 3 powders you need to make ALL these super fancy metallic colors:

And YES! We know, these are not food products and are not meant to be eaten. They are however non-toxic, beautiful and safe to use in close proximity to anything that will be eaten. So, any area of the cake which is decorated with these powders should be removed prior to serving (gumpaste flowers, molded fondant, etc). Need an absolutely edible metallic for cookies or part of a cake that cannot be removed? Scroll down... If you're wondering how we decorate the side of a cake and remove the gold or silver powder, you can download our cutting guide here. We have ALL of our fondant cakes cut this way for a few reasons. First, it is the safest way to make sure any decoration on the side of the cake that shouldn't be eaten isn't. Second, we've found it to be the absolute best way to cut a fondant cake without making a huge mess. Now, let's take a look at these...

Now Watch How Easy It Is! Just mix with a little vodka or lemon extract (for quick drying).

Need an absolutely edible metallic for cookies or part of a cake that cannot be removed?

No worries, we've got THE BEST edible options you can get:

our EDIBLE Metallic Powders HERE

or our EDIBLE Metallic Royal Icing Mixes HERE

They are NOT as sexy shiny as this metallic powder, but they are the best edible options out there!

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