Make this trendy glaze to cover all your awesome cakes and treats. Named because its shiny surface reflects light, you will learn how the icing colours and the Candy Melts candy blend together and customize your cake. Serve this for special occasions, milestone birthdays and grand celebrations for adults and kids alike.
Gel Food Colour
2 cups Bright White Candy Melts Candy (roughly chopped)
1 cup Glucose
20g unflavoured gelatine
Cold water (1/2 cup + 1 tbsp needed for the gelatine and 2/3 cup needed for the pot)
1 1/2 cups sugar
2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
In a large measuring cup, stir together gelatine and 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon cold water. Let it sit for 5 minutes to bloom. Add sweetened condensed milk and chopped Candy Melts candy.
In a pot, combine glucose, sugar, and 2/3 cup cold water. Cook over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Continue cooking until mixture reaches 103º C. Pour hot sugar mixture over candy melt mixture. Stir to combine, and then use an immersion blender or food processor to emulsify. Strain mixture through mesh strainer to remove any air bubbles. Divide mixture into 3 parts and add, gel colour to customize.
Position cake on a cooling grid set over a sheet pan. Pour coloured mixtures over the top and down the sides of the cake, swirling together. Refrigerate cake until set, approximately 15 minutes. Gently remove from grid and place on serving plate.
*Mix three separate colours for optimal effect.
**Add LorAnn Flavours to flavour glaze.
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