It’s SPRING! Now will someone tell my state! Seriously we had SNOW this week, insanity I tell you! Thankfully it’s getting warmer which means FLOWERS! I love flowers, I love COLOR! Growing up in Oregon I love GREEN the most but all flowers are a welcome site, esp tress blooming…
So I figured it was about time I finally followed up on my promise to bring you a gumpaste Peony tutorial! AND since I’ve started my youtube channel since the LAST flower tutorial (Ranunculus tutorial from this Edible Sequined cake!) I figured a VIDEO tutorial would be best! If there is enough interest I’ll redo the other gumpaste flower tutorials in video form.
So as you can see it’s a lot of repeating the same steps just with larger petals each time! If your in a hurry you can add each row after just 4 hours of wait time, BUT I will add that it will be easier to HANDLE the flowers and petals with more like 8 hours in between. I made this white one today with only waiting 30 minutes in between and while I wouldn’t recommend it for a beginner it worked out just fine!
Styrofoam balls – 1 1/2 inch
18 or 10 gauge covered wire
peony petal set
gumpaste OR fondant with gumtex
gel food color
pasta roller with motor
It’s an easy flower, and while I don’t PERSONALLY like the taste of gumpaste (or fondant with gum tex) they ARE edible and the kids LOVE eating them! It’s always battle with kids over who get’s the flowers!
Today is a fun treat, 10 other insanely creative bloggers and I are sharing 11 edible flowers, all perfect to get spring off to a delicious start at your house!
MARCH EDIBLE FLOWERS
Gumpaste Peony – HERE
Marshmallow Flower Cupcakes from Mom Endeavors
Cupcake Flower Pot Bouquet from See Vanessa Craft
Easy Flower Patch Fudge from A Night Owl Blog
Flower Pot Cupcakes from Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons
Jelly Bean Flower Cookies from Mommy Hates Cooking
Candy Flower Sugar Cookies from Two Twenty One
Flower Oreos from Happiness is Homemade
Chocolate Covered Pretzel Flowers from Play Party Plan
No Bake Berry Cheesecakes from Strawberry Mommycakes
Fruit Flowers from The Idea Room
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Loved your tutorial.It was simpl and well explained.
Could you show us a open rose and orchid tutorial please.
Ashley, which veiner did you use for this flower? I love it!
I bought it years ago – so I’m not sure if they even make it anymore – but here is a similar one http://amzn.to/245tCtU
Thank you so much, loved your tutorial. Would love to see a orchid
thank you, and great suggestion!
love it..very simple to understand.. and not too long with the boring explanation.
In ranunculus tutorial, I saw another flower there but not sure what it’s called. I love to see all the flowers tutorial that you made..
sounds good! and thank you! you never know if your giving too much or too little, glad you enjoyed it!
I have never found tutorials online of people making Dahlias. Would that be possible? I am in Middle School and need to finish a three tiered summer flower cake for an end of the year party.
Thank you for the tutorial.
yes of course, although if you look on youtube there are quite a few already, but I’ve added it to my to do list
Love it,. Where can I see how to do a gold in a cake?
how to gold leaf a cake