silk flowers in cake?!

Decorating By chocaholikk Updated 23 Apr 2014 , 8:58pm by chocaholikk

chocaholikk Posted 7 Mar 2014 , 1:26am
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AHi everyone. I have been asked if I could make a cake similar to the one in the picture except round and with silk. My question is, how do I put the flowers on the cake?? it will be a chocolate cake covered in white fondant. help please!! [IMG][/IMG]

Thank you all xx

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chocaholikk Posted 7 Mar 2014 , 1:26am
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ASilk flowers**

Sassyzan Posted 7 Mar 2014 , 1:29am
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AYou can use the flower picks that are used for real flowers. They're sold in the cake section at michaels, joann, etc. made by wilton. Or you can put them inside a bubble tea straw. Plug the end with a bit of fondant or chocolate.

chocaholikk Posted 7 Mar 2014 , 9:24am
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AI dont understand..sorry I havent done this before

Snowflakebunny23 Posted 7 Mar 2014 , 4:23pm
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You can't (or rather shouldn't) insert anything that isn't sanitary into a cake.  Flower picks are little plastic cone things (which can be cleaned) into which your in-edible decorations are inserted.  You then put the flower pick into the cake.  I've never used bubble tea straws (haven't seen many of them in the UK yet) but they works on the same principle - essentially you are putting a clean protective barrier between stuff which is inedible and the cake.  I think hobbycraft have them but if not, depending on where you live in Manchester, there is a superb ********** shop in Prestwich called Sparkling Sugar.  They are guaranteed to have them.

Snowflakebunny23 Posted 7 Mar 2014 , 4:23pm
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not sure why 'sugar craft' got starred out there...

chocaholikk Posted 7 Mar 2014 , 6:11pm
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AOh thank u so much! I always buy supplies from there! Ive never biught from anywhere else hehe thanks so much xx

chocaholikk Posted 23 Apr 2014 , 8:58pm
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AHere's how it turned out...I was pretty impressed with myself as It was thr first flower cake I made. Some things could have been better but I was happy n so was the recipient! Happy Days!


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