Making Roses

Decorating By MistyNV30 Updated 13 Dec 2008 , 11:14pm by kakeladi

MistyNV30 Posted 13 Dec 2008 , 1:47am
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Hi everyone. I am fairly new to this and I have to make a cake with roses on it. I have no idea how to do that. Would it be better to try with icing or gumpast? Can anyone please help. Thanks so much.

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dmich Posted 13 Dec 2008 , 1:55am
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Here's a link to a tutorial for buttercream roses.

If you do a search for roses, you'll get all sorts of hits. Good luck!

SaraClassic Posted 13 Dec 2008 , 1:56am
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I cant make an icing rose to save my life. Even though they are pretty all mine end up being 1/2 fondant 1/2 gumpaste. There are several tutorials here and on youtube.

bashini Posted 13 Dec 2008 , 1:28pm
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Hi, on the home pasge there is a tutorial from aine2 on making roses with gumpaste using a 5 petal cutter.

Here is another tutorial using a 5 petal cutter.

Here is another one,

Here is another one from tonedna. Ther 3 parts to it.

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kakeladi Posted 13 Dec 2008 , 11:14pm
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I haven't ck'd out the links you have been given but I think the easiest for someone like you would be to make fondant ribbon roses.
You just cut a strip of fondant aobut 3" wide by aobut 5-7" long and roll it up, pinching the bottom as you go so it flares out some to look more like a rose.

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