Inedible Flowers

Decorating By bizzylizzy Updated 22 Oct 2007 , 11:15pm by indydebi

bizzylizzy Posted 22 Oct 2007 , 9:42pm
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Is there any safe way to use inedible flowers for decoration. I had my heart on putting one sweetpea on my wedding cupcakes, but my MOH says they are neurotoxic. I didn't think people would eat them, but is there danger of leaching or anything?

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KoryAK Posted 22 Oct 2007 , 10:00pm
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Can they be done out of icing instead?

JoAnnB Posted 22 Oct 2007 , 10:08pm
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On a cupcake, it will be difficult to be sure no one eats the flower. When it is on a food item, people can presume it is safe to eat.

If they flower is not safe, don't use it.

there are very nice versions of sweetpeas done in icing. Or, you can order them made from candy clay, or gumpaste/fondant.

indydebi Posted 22 Oct 2007 , 11:15pm
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I'd suggest ordering silks or gumpastes

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