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17 June 2019 

Free Cake Tutorial: Which Gold Leaf Can I Use on Cakes?

Ever wonder, which gold leaf can I use on cakes? In this free tutorial from Pretty Witty Academy, guest tutor Rachel Hill walks you through different types of gold dusts and colours that you can use on your cakes, what they look like and which are the best for your cakes.

Gold leaf can be a bit of a mind field, you want to use it but always think "Which Gold leaf can I use on Cakes?", well we're here to help with this tutorial. Check out more of our free tutorials here.

Top Tips for Gold Leaf

  • All golds are slightly different so always check whether your customers like the gold you have chosen. 
  • Remember adding a second layer will always look better.  
  • You can mix golds together for additional colours.
  • Lighter golds tend to be a little watery looking.   

Products used

Sweet Sticks Edible Gold.  This colour is metallic Pure Gold.

 

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Sweet Sticks Sunkissed Gold.  This is a sunkissed lighter gold.  

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Sweet Sticks Pure gold.  This one got a sticker in the video.  

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Sweet Sticks Paint Palette: Gold and Silver.  This is a range of golds for smaller detailing.  

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Sweet Sticks Rose Gold.  This is a more pinky gold.  

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Sweet Sticks Honey Gold.  This is a favourite from the video for a great gold.  

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Sweet Sticks Glamourous Gold.  This is another favourite from the video for a great gold.  

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Sweet Sticks Champagne Gold.  This is another favourite from the video for a great gold.  

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Roxy and Rich Golds.  If you click this link on the image or below it will show you the full range.  

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Squires Kitchen Gold.  This is a liquid gold.  This god a sticker in the video. 

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Squires Set of Metallic lustres Gold and Silver.  This is a range of pots of gold and silver from Squires.  

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Sugarflair Rose Gold.  These are dusts and you add alcohol.  

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Faye Cahill Bronze.  Rachel likes this one   

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Faye Cahill Oliver Leaf Gold.  These are dusts and you add alcohol.  

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Sugarflair gold Sparkle.  These are dusts and you add alcohol.  

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Sugarflair Royal Gold.  These are dusts and you add alcohol.  

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Over on the Pretty Witty Academy site we have nearly 1000 cake tutorials showing you everything from how to cover a cake with sugarpaste to fully advanced gravity defying cakes. We also have a huge business section for those wanting to run a cake business. 

Why not check out some of these amazing cake tutorials. See more at Pretty Witty Academy.

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