Many pastry chefs, sugar artists, cake decorators and master bakers have longed to accommodate a popular request made by the modern bride which is to have the lace from her dress reproduced in sugar on her wedding cake.
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This free instructional mold making video provides in depth, step by step instruction showing the secret knowlege necessarry in order to learn how to make a lace mold. Once the mold is made, it can be used with fondant, gum paste, poured sugar, chocolate, isomalt and almost any other food material. The beautiful texture created from “lace molds” has also been valuable when working with clay, wax, plaster, polymer clay, PMC, paper mache and many other craft mediums.