How Ink Cartridges Print Designs for CakesFebruary 25, 2011 1 Comment
All printer users know that inkjet printers and ink cartridges are reliable printing partners when it comes to creating sharp images and high quality texts. However, these are not the only things that an inkjet cartridge can do. This printer supply can also create designs for cakes that are creative and edible too. How is that possible?
Pastries and cake decoration have already found the other capabilities of an ink cartridge. While edible printer inks are not something new nowadays, it is still growing and making changes to the food industry to provide cost effective and excellent cakes or breads. But how is this really possible and safe to eat?
Most of the time, cake artists or designers would use a typical inkjet printer with an unusual printer cartridge. Well, it is still the same cartridge used for a printer ink but it is filled with edible ink usually made up of sugar and other sweeteners. An icing sheet is also included to make sure that the printer would perfectly create the design. A common type of printer brand used for this kind of printing is a Canon Pixma printer. This is actually so easy you can do it at home as long as you make sure that your printing machine and its supplies have been thoroughly cleaned.
Now, you can start making that design through any photo editing software then add the effects that you want. You can be totally in control of your work since the decorations for a cake or pastry is limitless. Also, you won’t have to consume so much time here unlike having to personally draw your design.
There are so many things you can actually do with your printer aside from the usual tasks. So don’t fret that it might be a costly device to own since you can actually turn it into an investment if you try to be more creative and smart in choosing the supplies.