Tutorial: Three Dimensional(3D) flower on fondant covered cake using the Plaid Enterprise® camellia stencil

 

3 dimensional stencil flower camelia by Anino Ogunjobi using plaidcrafts stencil

Our project of the day is a three dimensional (3D) flower made out of fondant using the Plaidcrafts or Plaid Enterprise® camellia stencil. This is a step by step tutorial with pictures to guide.

The fondant flower has been placed on a novelty flower cake to garnish or decorate it. Place the cakes in a cupcake domes and then use the cakes as favours in weddings, baby showers or a party of your choosing.

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Material needed

Cake

Fondant

Scissors

Flower Stencil:  Plaidcraft or Plaid Enterprise® Stencil- Camellia

Modelling tools: ball and knife

Pricking tool or stylus

Fondant rolling pin

Mini Cupcake baking pan/tray

INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1: Roll out the fondant, cover the top of cake with fondant and then trim off excess with the modelling knife.

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STEP 2: Roll out fondant, place stencil on it and trace camellia flower in different sizes separately. Cut out the traced sizes with a scissors.

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STEP 3: Place each layer(size) of the fondant flower on the mini cupcake baking tray to shape the flowers.

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STEP 4: Place the smallest flower over the modelling ball tool as shown in picture. Leave flower to dry.

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STEP 5: Place dried flower on fondant cake, starting with the largest at the bottom.Use royal icing to brush a little water at the base of flower to attach it.

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