Sugar flowers are indeed a delight to the human eyes. It is used to decorate cakes of different sizes and shapes.
Sugar flowers, also called fondant, or sugar paste flowers are added attraction to cakes. Sometimes, it becomes the center of attention. This is because sugar flowers carry the charm and beauty of their natural counterparts.
Today, this delectable decoration is not only seen on cakes. In some instances, it is placed on pastries and other treats.
A sugar flower is one of those things that appeal to more than one sense. Aside from the fact that it is so pleasing to the eyes, it also is also a tasty treat.
There are various ways of making sugar flowers and various sugar paste flowers instructions.
The time period necessary and the level of difficulty usually depend on the kind of flower you choose to make. Your ability to paint and color will be put to the test. However, any beginner can find numerous ways of learning sugar flower making.
Examples of learning resources are books, online and offline classes and instructional videos.
These sources provide easy-to-follow instructions on designing sugar paste flowers. When you are able to make sugar flower perfectly, you can learn more advance skills such as edible flower arrangements.
You cannot make a sugar flower without a gum paste. Gum paste or sugar paste refers to dough composed mainly of sugar. This type of dough is the ideal ingredient for sugar flowers because it is flexible and easy to use.
You can form the dough into depicting shapes and details, including those of a real flower. It is also very easy to color gum paste with food coloring substances, especially the white kind.
On top of it all, gum paste is very much edible. This paste is available in different colors and can be bought from pastry shops or craft stores. Flowers molded from gum paste are fragile at their initial stages of production. That is why you have to be extra careful in handling them.
Adding the ability to make these fancy treats to your kitchen prowess will give you lots of confidence and your friends will be asking you over and over again how you do it.
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