Russian confectioner Olga makes sweets that look like marbled mirrors. “It all began with my love for macarons,” she told Bored Panda. “Later I began to devote a lot of time to study confectionery arts. I really wanted to learn how to make European mousse cakes. My mirror glaze is the result of my experience.”

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After this Bored Panda piece, Olga’s followers on Instagram grew from 15K to 350K+. “I am shocked! What can I reply?… My phone can’t deal with all the messages!… I have learnt the way people have got the information about me. First of all…[from]…I am grateful you referred to my Instagram and appreciated my works. I’m so flattered by such attention,” she wrote on her Instagram Another success story in the works!

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While her recipe remains a secret, reddit user SuperDrew124 shared this mirror-like glaze recipe:

Ingredients: 20 g Gelatin Powder, 120 g Water, 300 g Glucose, 300 g Sugar, 150 g Water, 200 g Sweetened Cond Milk, 300 g Chocolate (White, Milk, Dark or a combination), Food Coloring


1) Bloom the gelatin in the water;
2) Boil the glucose, sugar & water;
3) Remove from heat and add the gelatin;
4) Add the cond milk;
5) Pour over chocolate and buerre mix to remove air bubbles;
Use at 35C/95F.