Can You Make A Sunflower With...

Decorating By kellertur Updated 25 Sep 2009 , 3:35am by all4cake

kellertur Posted 25 Sep 2009 , 2:39am
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Can you make gumpaste/fondant sunflowers with a leaf cutter of sorts? I couldn't find a matching cutter for a cake pic that was emailed to me.

Does anyone have any alternatives to a "sunflower" cutter, please?

Thank you.

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luv2cook721 Posted 25 Sep 2009 , 2:50am
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I don't know what size you want, but I just made some with a daisy cutter and thought they turned out nicely. I will try to attach a pic, but if doesn't work check out my gallery to see them.
LL

kellertur Posted 25 Sep 2009 , 2:54am
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Thank you. I'll try that. The petals in the photo sent to me had short, fat petals, but I can't duplicate that without ridges.

I appreciate you attaching the photo.

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all4cake Posted 25 Sep 2009 , 3:35am
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short, fat petals...but without ridges(ridges like a leaf cutter has?)...what about a teardrop cutter? If you need the lines, and you don't have something to impress them in the 'petals', use a toothpick or, I think it was Loucinda that gave a great tip(don't think it was specifically for sunflowers though)...use a cornhusk(sold in packages for use in making ...tamales, I think)

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