How To Make Hydrangea Flower Without A Mold

Decorating By SweetCakesbyAmy Updated 17 Apr 2011 , 4:12am by Elcee

SweetCakesbyAmy Posted 17 Apr 2011 , 3:05am
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I am needing to make some hydrangea flowers but everywhere I look for "how to's" it always refers to the molds. I don't have time to get the molds as I need the cake by Friday..any one on here have an idea?? I have a 4 petal cutter but am lost on excecution

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ashleyandben Posted 17 Apr 2011 , 3:53am
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I just say a blog on this a bit ago. Its about half way down the page on the following link:
http://iammommy.typepad.com/i_am_baker/

Elcee Posted 17 Apr 2011 , 4:12am
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I don't use a mold...after I thin the petals I use the leaf press that came with my Wilton Gumpaste Flower Kit (the round green one) and use a veiner to press a line into the center of each petal. There's a close up here:

http://cakecentral.com/gallery/1942657/1942663

And a wonderful tutorial here:

http://petalsweet.blogspot.com/2010/01/hydrangea-tutorial-part-one-by.html

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