Can Someone Tell Me How You Make These?

Sugar Work By Cake-Girl1968 Updated 29 Oct 2009 , 11:58pm by 7yyrt

Cake-Girl1968 Posted 17 Oct 2009 , 2:46pm
post #1 of 5

I'd like to make these butterflies:
http://www.sugarworksllc.com/page6.html

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auntginn Posted 21 Oct 2009 , 1:43pm
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Those are beatiful, but I wonder if the ones mentioned by cake girl are not made of gelatin. Because the site mentions "sugar creations" and the look of them when you enlarge the picture. I took a gelatin class where we made butterflies but I never could achieve that multicolor look. Only a single color butterfly.

Another way would be to try using isomalt with candy molds and just keeping it thin.

MissyTex Posted 21 Oct 2009 , 5:14pm
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I'm pretty sure those butterflies are sugar, hard candy. Reading over the site and looking at the pictures, it all looks like hard candy. I don't know how you would make them. My experience with cooked sugar is extremely minimal. Perhaps you could find or make a mold.

7yyrt Posted 29 Oct 2009 , 11:58pm
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They look like shaped hard sugar, some of the others are molded.
There is a silver foil under each wing to make them shiny. You could have the black lines on the foil to get that look.

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