Edible printing is the innovative procedure of creating preprinted images with edible food colors on to various bakery items such as cakes, cookies, pastries, cupcakes etc. These designs can also be created with an inkjet printer that is completely dedicated for edible ink printing and does not use regular ink as contamination could occur. The device will allow printing of digital images onto edible paper, also known as frosting sheets. The paper is typically made of rice or corn starches and sugars and printed with food coloring products. Some of these food coloring inks are FDA compliant and carry safe certification, which ensure that it can be used in food decoration without any risk. High quality images feature color precision and prevent color bleeding, even on wet surface or moisture applications.
With the extensive use and growing popularity of cake printing these, there increases the demand for embellish special cakes for weddings, anniversaries, children’s parties, new year cakes, and especially on birthdays.
Creating tasteful, decorative cakes with edible images have become a favorite hobby for home bakers and busy moms as well as the cake is prepared for any special occasion and they want to design it personally for their dear one. This is indeed a great option if you are worried about decorating your cake as the image itself will enhance the beauty and make your cake look sumptuous. Today, the use of themes on parties is the burning trend, so you can take the advantage of personalizing a cake to match with the theme and make it look incredible with your creative ideas.
Moreover, edible printing at home will also save you time and money.
Since the inception of latest technology, the preprinted edible images are available to purchase online now at anytime and from anywhere and you can have the order delivered to your doorstep before that special occasion. This way you will save your time and help you avoid visiting your local cake store to check whether it is ready. Moreover it saves money as the frosting sheets used on cake decoration costs very minimum and are available at various shapes and sizes you want.
Icing sheet is basically a very thin piece of flavorless icing, made from the ingredients like cornstarch, corn syrup, corn syrup solids, water, sugar, citric acid and attached to a plastic backing sheet for making it easy to handle and pass through a printer. And for printing with edible inks, any inkjet printer with print-heads in the printer can be used. You can make any occasion extra special by using your favorite photo and design in decorating your cakes and turn the occasion into a more memorable one.
The information in this article does not represent any particular company’s opinions or suggestions. Edible ink printing should follow the instructions of the manufacturer from whom you buy your edible ink supplies, and it should be noted that the mixing of edible ink and regular inks should not be done.