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Edible pearls for cake decorating

sam gagnon Mar 30, 2010 09:27 PM

Hi there,

I am doing my friends wedding cake and she wants pearls on her cake.. i dont want to choke anyone with buying plastic pearls so i am looking for somewhere to buy edible pearls. All the ones i have found are all online and in the US and i hate to pay for the ridiculous tax charges that come up when buying anything from the US.

Hoping there is an answer out there! :)

thanks

sam

  1. sam gagnon Mar 31, 2010 06:13 PM

    i found them at the Gourmet Warehouse! thanks fmed for the suggestion.. still excited to check out scoop-n-save though!

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    Gourmet Warehouse
    1340 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5L, CA

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      gourmet wife Mar 31, 2010 08:49 AM

      You can get it at Michaels or any baking supply store. One of my favorites is Scoop and Save but it's Langley. Highly recommended if you're planning on making a wedding cake. They have pretty much everything you need to make a wedding cake and more.

      http://scoop-n-save.com/

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      1. re: gourmet wife
        sam gagnon Mar 31, 2010 09:14 AM

        The HQ of the company i work for is in langley and i am there 2-3 times a week so i will def. pass by scoop n save.. i looked in michaels in Richmond and there wasnt any...

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          gourmet wife Mar 31, 2010 02:02 PM

          Scope'n save will definitely have it. I've purchased them there before. Sorry about Michaels, I swear I've seen it there before.

      2. sam gagnon Mar 31, 2010 07:04 AM

        thanks for all the tips! i will go searching this week! :)

        1. purple goddess Mar 30, 2010 10:43 PM

          they're called cashous at most bakery craft store.

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            stak Mar 30, 2010 10:21 PM

            I just saw something like that at Kitchen Therapy in Surrey...where all those new stores are at 160th and 24th. http://www.kitchentherapy.ca/

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            1. re: stak
              Sam Salmon Mar 30, 2010 10:39 PM

              Maybe Sugar Art in Steveston Village?

              http://www.sugarart.ca/index.html

            2. fmed Mar 30, 2010 10:17 PM

              I may have seen them ("dragees" and pearls) at Gourmet Warehouse.
              You can get them online from Golda's Kitchen which is based in Canada:
              http://kitchenware.goldaskitchen.com/nav/cat3/cakedecoratingconfectionery_decorations_drageacuteespearls/cat2/cakedecoratingconfectionery_decorations/0

              You can also try Ravensbergen in Port Coquitlam
              http://www.ravensbergen.com/

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              Gourmet Warehouse
              1340 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5L, CA

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