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.
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
STEP 1: Roll out the fondant, cover the top of cake with fondant and then trim off excess with the modelling knife.
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.
STEP 3: Place each layer(size) of the fondant flower on the mini cupcake baking tray to shape the flowers.
STEP 4: Place the smallest flower over the modelling ball tool as shown in picture. Leave flower to dry.
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.