Fondant Flowers

Decorating By Jillie Updated 26 Mar 2008 , 1:34am by tracey1970

Jillie Posted 24 Mar 2008 , 11:41pm
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Can any one please direct me to where I can find tutorials on making fondant flowers. I really want to learn and do not have much expreience with fondant. Thanks

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Sugarflowers Posted 25 Mar 2008 , 1:29am
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Fondant is very hard to use when making flowers, so you might want to consider gumpaste. Fondant doesn't stretch well, it's hard to roll thinly, and takes a long time to dry.

Books by Alan Dunn and Leslie Herbert are very good instructional books. The DVD "Bloomin' Garden" shows you how to make roses, carnations, blossoms, quick leaves, baby's breath, ruffles, and a striped bow. You can get it at

There may be tutorials on this site to get you started. Try surfing through the articles to see what you can find.

Good luck with your flowers.


gscout73 Posted 26 Mar 2008 , 1:33am
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I've really not had a problem making flowers from fondant, even when it comes to drying. Actually, I rather like fondant and it is edible. However, gumpaste is stronger and less fragile.

The flowers and leaves below are fondant.

tracey1970 Posted 26 Mar 2008 , 1:34am
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Try Youtube. There are tons of cake decorating videos on there, fondant included.

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