How To Make Hydrangeas

Decorating By lilredcakes Updated 20 Aug 2009 , 5:01pm by lilredcakes

lilredcakes Posted 19 Aug 2009 , 6:51pm
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I have looked on Wilton, Google, You Tube...I need to find instructions for making gum paste hydrangeas. These will be royal ice glued to the cake not on wires?????

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NatalieMarie Posted 19 Aug 2009 , 8:04pm
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You will need a hydrangea cutter. Cup the blossom using a ball tool on a foam pad and leave to dry on some corrugated foam or in an egg box or molded foil.

Dust the centres if you want and using a no. 1 or 2 tip, pipe 3 or 4 small balls in the centre. You can then attach them onto the cake.

lilredcakes Posted 19 Aug 2009 , 8:28pm
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It has to be with a cutter? They do have 4 round like petals right?

DollyCakes Posted 19 Aug 2009 , 9:06pm
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Yes, I would definitely get the cutter and veiner. We have a couple of cakes on here with hydrangeas on them. They are really simple to make, but they won't look like real hydrangeas if you don't vein them.

lilredcakes Posted 20 Aug 2009 , 5:01pm
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so much for all the help, this will be the biggest wedding cake I've done, and want it perfect icon_smile.gif

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