Tutorial: Painted 3dimensional flower and hand-written sentiment on fondant covered cake using Plaidcrafts’ camellia stencil

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

Material needed

Cake

Fondant

Scissors

Food colouring gel/ paste

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

Ribbon

INSTRUCTIONS

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

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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: Use the ball tool to slightly emboss the edge of each petal. 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.

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STEP 5: Using a brush, Paint the food colouring gel on the each flower. Leave flower to dry.

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STEP 6: Roll out fondant and then write a sentiment using the ball tool. Cut the sentiments out and then paint it with the food colouring gel.

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STEP 6: 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. Place the sentiments on the cake.

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