How to Make Edible Cake Decorating Flowers Frosting - Tips and Videos
How to Make Edible Cake Decorating Flowers Frosting - Tips and Videos
Dec 21, 2010
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Category: Food & Beverage
Classroom: Fondant Decorating Ideas, Birthday Cake Decoration Kits And Flowers

Cakes that are elegantly embroidered will surely give sophistication to any occasion. Figures and flowers frosting have long been associated to cake decoration. Today, the arrival of new edible decorations has become a way of expressing art. Fondant, gum and sugar paste allows the cake to be transformed into things such as: cartoon characters, animals and flowers and so on. In addition, painted airbrush and sprinkled food coloring can give your cake a realistic look.

Here are things you’ll need in making Flower Frosting


·Gum paste

·Gel paste color

·Small rolling pin


·Petal and leaf cutters


·Petal and leaf molds

·Balling tool




1. First, mix equal parts of gum paste and fondant with your hands. Continue mixing until the mixture becomes a thick dough.

2. Divide the mixture into two balls. Put a green colored gel to one ball and mix it well. Choose a color that will serve as the base of the flower and add to the other ball.

3. Roll the mixture, about two millimeters thick.

4. Sprinkle the cutters with cornstarch. The cutters will serve as molds for the basic shapes such as flowers and leaf petals.

5. Pop in wire into the end of each leaf, petal or flower. Decide an end that will attach that leaf or petal to the whole flower. This will allow you to build the flower and make a handle for the process of molding.

6. Sprinkle the petal and leaf molds with cornstarch. These small molds will add some effect in the texture of the shapes. Then, place each leaf or petal to a mold and then press it lightly. After that, open the mold and remove the leaf or petal. Repeat this for every piece.

7. Twist each leaf or petal lightly by the use of the balling tool. Each leaf will curl differently from the other. Shape each piece to form your desired cared decoration. After, let the pieces to dry overnight.

8. Arrange the leaves and petals to imitate a natural image of a flower. When you are sure that the arrangement is fine, you can already wrap the wires with floral tapes.

9. Mix the gel color to imitate natures color. Color it with paint to enhance it effects or to make it look real.

Things to keep in mind

  • There is no such thing like a perfect flower in our nature. Don’t strive to hard in perfecting sugar flower. Remember that every petal of a flower is different.

  • The flowers that you are intended to do are edible. Make sure all the tools and even your hands are clean when you are creating sugar flowers.

You can also consider help from experts that can reach through the web. An example site that you can visit is In this site, you can grab cake decorating tips that will surely help you in making a close to perfection cake!

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