Super shiny glaze for cookies

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by lilia, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. lilia

    lilia

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    Hi everyone. I'm hoping some of you can help me with this problem. I am trying to make a super shiny glaze for an Italian cookie called Sospiri. I have tired several ways. Fondant icing, thinned royal icing, icing sugar glaze, but none of these retain their "wet" shiny glaze look when they are refrigerated. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. Any help or a recipe if you have one and are willing to share would be great. Thank you in advance.
     
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    Toba Garrett's Glace icing keeps its shine yet firms up enough to stack. Gel coloring tends to work better than paste. Paste coloring becomes splotchy, I assume because it doesn't incorporate as evenly.

    http://cakecentral.com/a/toba-garretts-glace-icing
     
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    oops...I attached the wrong link /img/vbsmilies/smilies/blushing.gif

    My sister is probably wondering where the Christmas cookie examples are.

    Sorry lia...thanks lulu!

    mimi