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What is the white sugar on the yellow cake with instructions on how to make fondant ribbon roses? How do you buy/make it and how do you put it on a cake?

Delia - from Houston, TX

The project you are admiring is called Rose Romance Cake. The sugar is Wilton White Sparkling Sugar, available at craft and hobby stores or online at It is applied to the fondant in this project using Piping Gel. Thin the piping gel with a small amount of water and brush onto the fondant-covered cakes. Immediately sprinkle cakes with the Sparkling Sugar.

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