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Topic Title: Stanley Cup...is supposed to be Silver not Grey!
Created On Friday May 01, 2009 3:54 PM
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christyw
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Posted: Friday May 01, 2009 3:54 PM

Hey all
Very new to this forum thing but I've been making cakes for my nephew since he was born and this year I'm stumped. He turns 9 this year and wants a Stanley Cup cake, which architecturally I think should be pretty easy, but I can't figure out how to make it silver. I'm not a fondant user as kids think it tastes gross (I agree) so I generally use icing or buttercream, but I don't want the cake to be just gray. Does anyone have suggestions on how to make my Stanley Cup a nice silver without resorting to just being lazy and covering it in tinfoil!???
 
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susabella
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Posted: Monday May 04, 2009 5:09 PM

Hi christyw - my son too has been involved in ice hockey and I've done my share of theme cakes for him .. I suggest using silver luster dust on white (my personal choice) or grey (team favorite) buttercream. Dip dry paintbrush into silver dust and blow it on. It takes a lot of dust but results are fantastic! The other hockey moms will swoon over your creativity!

good luck!
 
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cakebydesign
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Posted: Saturday January 30, 2010 9:41 PM

hi christyw.....there is another technique using a steamer to make the colour pop out and looks more like real silver.....i am doing a Stanley Cup in about 3 weeks.....i will have to post the pic when i finish it....Good Luck!!!
 
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