[Sca-cooks] Marzipan question
Kathleen A Roberts
karobert at unm.edu
Mon Dec 21 09:17:22 PST 2009
On Mon, 21 Dec 2009 10:10:39 -0700
Susan Lin <susanrlin at gmail.com> wrote:
Or, I'll make my figures (usually fruit) and
>then use luster dust
> to "paint" them. I can get the colors pretty realistic
The few times I have done marzipan, I used dry food color
and mixed it with alcohol (booze, that is) and painted it
like I was painting a picture, rather than kneading color
My latest passion is the edible silver and gold dust you
can either reonsitute (booze again, hmmm... a theme....)
and paint or you can just dust with.
I put a bit (goes a long way) in a baggie with some 1 inch
gingercookie stars and shook, and it was just beautiful.
Far prettier than if I had painted them gold.
cookies fini and to recipients...
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