rica827 Posted 24 Apr 2013 , 2:22pm
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Can anyone tell me what kind of flowers are on these cakes? A tutorial would be even better! I have a customer who likes these, and they look simple enough, but I'm not sure if I even have the right tools!  My gumpaste flower experience is limited to what I learned at my Wilton classes :)

 

Thank you!

 

 

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Roseyrod Posted 24 Apr 2013 , 3:07pm
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Don't know what kind of flowers they are but I found this on the pics today in cake central. Simple Sugar Flower Tutorial.  Maybe that will help.

aem1029 Posted 24 Apr 2013 , 3:27pm
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They look like Plumeria flowers to me.  I'm sure you can find a tutorial on google.

kazita Posted 24 Apr 2013 , 4:21pm
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Am.youtube.com/#/watch?v=s03-WoYJafk&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Ds03-WoYJafk

Relznik Posted 24 Apr 2013 , 4:39pm
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They might even be frangipanis?

 

https://www.google.co.uk/#output=search&sclient=psy-ab&q=how+to+make+frangipani+icing+flowers&oq=how+to+make+frangi&gs_l=hp.1.2.0l4.646.3986.0.9908.18.12.0.6.6.0.119.783.11j1.12.0...0.0...1c.1.11.psy-ab.h9nzeja-cmI&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_cp.r_qf.&bvm=bv.45580626,d.d2k&fp=dd0738c3416c80a&biw=1680&bih=916

shanter Posted 24 Apr 2013 , 7:41pm
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Plumeria and frangipani are the same flower. Plumeria is the genus. Frangipani is the common name.

 

https://www.google.com/search?q=plumeria+flower&client=firefox-a&hs=RJm&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=FTV4UYfgBcGYiAKnnoHQCw&ved=0CDQQsAQ&biw=1372&bih=756#client=firefox-a&hs=6fR&rls=org.mozilla:en-US%3Aofficial&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=frangipani+flower&oq=frangipani+flower&gs_l=img.3..0l10.91994.96264.0.96807.14.12.2.0.0.1.136.574.11j1.12.0...0.0...1c.1.11.img.nxXZAU4mE5E&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.45645796,d.cGE&fp=49bd5f6fd8ff31fa&biw=1372&bih=756

 

http://www.wilton.com/technique/Plumeria-Flowers

Relznik Posted 24 Apr 2013 , 8:16pm
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icon_redface.gif  I didn't know.  I'm pretty USELESS at flowers.
 

MnSnow Posted 24 Apr 2013 , 8:54pm
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http://www.fira.com.au/Frangipani.htm-- tuitorial

 

another is wilton 2006 year book page 119

shanter Posted 25 Apr 2013 , 12:25am
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icon_redface.gif  I didn't know.  I'm pretty USELESS at flowers.
 


You've probably not been to Hawaii and while you were admiring some flowers asked someone what they were and they told you both names. icon_smile.gif

arlenej Posted 25 Apr 2013 , 1:47am

Frangipani.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_GvdPLawww&feature=player_detailpage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXd0IuKpRGo&feature=player_detailpage

 Suprisingly, the thinner the petals, the easier it is to roll them.

Relznik Posted 25 Apr 2013 , 8:06am
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You've probably not been to Hawaii and while you were admiring some flowers asked someone what they were and they told you both names. icon_smile.gif


The nearest I've ever been (or am ever likely to get) to Hawaii is snuggling up on the sofa on a Sunday night to watch Hawaii 5-0 icon_wink.gif

Margaret393 Posted 25 Apr 2013 , 9:47am

I could be wrong - but they look similar to Pulled Flowers (no cutters used)  a technique that I learnt while attending PME Sugar Flowers classes.

cazza1 Posted 25 Apr 2013 , 10:08am

The top flowers are definitely frangipanis. Not sure what the second ones are but look like they would be reasonably easy to make.  Look at your cutters and see if you have anything similar. Stick together to form a deep throat.

AnnieCahill Posted 25 Apr 2013 , 10:58am

Plumeria/frangipani for sure.

rica827 Posted 25 Apr 2013 , 1:44pm

Thanks everyone!!  I did some scouring yesterday and did come across Plumeria, but I still wasn't sure. I have a small leaf cutter from my Wilton class, but I think I'll get a larger one to make a larger flower.


You guys are the best!
 

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