fondant-faberge-easter-egg-tutorial

This tutorial will show you step by step how to make my simple, chic, Fabergé-style Easter egg.

List of Materials

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I started out with this mold by Silli Creations.

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Make a thick piece of fondant as big as the mold. Make two prints out of the mold, and also make two pieces of fondant for the filling of the pillow.

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Put one filling piece on the flat square.

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Put one print on top of it.

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Flip it over.

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D o the same on the other side. Put your filling on top of the square.

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Put your mold on top of it again. Don’t worry if the sides are not even on all sides because…

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We’re going to play with a crimper over here.

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Simply go along all sides, and crimp them together. Be careful not to break them off the little pillow.

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I prepared a drum with my own wrinkle mold, and put a black ribbon on the sides. Put a little icing in the middle on the cake drum. Place the little pillow on top of it and stick a little cocktail stick in it for a bit more stability. Paint it with silver.

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Use a Styrofoam egg if you want it to last forever, or carve a cake into an egg shape.  This time I used a styro because it is a window piece for a Dutch cake shop.

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You can also decorate a rice cereal egg. Make your own by molding rice cereal treats in a greased plastic Easter egg.

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Cover it with fondant which looks very hard to do, but in reality, it is not so scary. Gently but precisely begin as if it was just a little globe shape cake. Underneath, carve the remains of the fondant away, and smooth it as much as possible with a piece of fondant and your hands. Your hand will melt most wrinkles away. As you can see my egg has little wrinkles, but who’s perfect? Don’t worry if you have some wrinkles, too. We are going to decorate it.

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Now place the egg over the little cocktail stick, and to be totally secure, stick a longer satay stick through the whole piece and cut the remains off.

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Next I took the FMM Master Mold Lace, created the border on the bottom of the egg and painted it as well.

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At that point I created a little rose ornament border with another mold.

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Then I took my own designed double flower mold and stuck two of them on top of the egg. Paint it as you are working because you can reach every part of it at this time.

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I created 3 little flowers with the large blossom plunger cutter and a veiner. Paint them as well. Stick them on top with a little icing.

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The next step is playing with a little flower wire. I made 3 bows in a few different lengths. After that, I created a garland with 3 pieces of again my double flower mold, and placed them in a flowing pattern. Fill in any gaps with a smaller blossom plunger. Paint it all at once. Last but not least, as you can see on the completed egg, I put in 3 strings of white floral wire.

I hope you like this tutorial. I’m just a hobby baker, but I gave it my best shot. I like the result and loved creating this chic Easter egg.

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Comments

Foxicakes Says... 9 Mar 2012 , 9:38pm

Absolutely beautiful!! Ever since I first saw one of your cakes on here, you have been one of my favorite designers!! I can almost always tell when I see one of your cakes before I even click on the photo. I have many of them saved as my favorites. Keep up the good work. You are getting better and better every time you bake. I am both impressed and inspired by your work. Thank you for sharing. And, please do more tutorials!!

Respectfully, Foxicakes (Desiree Fox)

nikend Says... 10 Mar 2012 , 1:40am

Ur awesome. Very ray tut.God bless.ur English was on point.thank u so.......much

sar02c Says... 11 Mar 2012 , 12:00am

Are you just using silver luster dust to paint the color on the black fondant and are you using it dry or in some vodka??

sandra1289 Says... 11 Mar 2012 , 12:15pm

This was an amazing job and the tutorial was perfect, very instructional. I love ALL of your cakes. As another lady said, I can regonize your cakes from a mile away. Lol

cindy458 Says... 13 Mar 2012 , 8:59am

this is absolutely beautiful!! Thank you for the tutorial, you explain all the steps perfectly. Love your work :)

nanaby Says... 14 Mar 2012 , 3:55pm

Breathtaking!

fligu Says... 31 Mar 2012 , 12:41am

Waauw Brenda, ziet er super uit

TanteFondante Says... 31 Mar 2012 , 12:45am

Brenda, Weer een fantastische brennies original :)

cakemad51 Says... 31 Mar 2012 , 1:35am

Absolutely stunning, thank you for sharing

vgcea Says... 1 Apr 2012 , 2:05pm

Thank you so much for this great tutorial!

cindy1960 Says... 11 Apr 2012 , 6:11pm

beautiful work and so creative. Thanks for taking away the scary!!

Tb318 Says... 23 May 2012 , 9:11am

great directions im going to try it nxt week love it

SYLVIAS CAKES Says... 15 Sep 2012 , 8:33am

OMG this is an amazing job! Could you explain to us how to make the egg if we want to use a real cake? Thanks.

sweetshopmama Says... 31 Mar 2013 , 3:06am

Absolutely Beautiful! !!!

Ncakecreations Says... 2 Apr 2013 , 2:59am

Gorgeous. Can't wait to try this out!

aidabahari Says... 18 Apr 2014 , 3:47am

Amazingly beautiful and so stunning

godsgift Says... 2 Apr 2015 , 8:35pm

I love this egg ! It is beautiful ! I will add  it to my list on things to try!

                                                                       God Bless your Gift

 

                                                       

godsgift Says... 2 Apr 2015 , 8:35pm

I love this egg ! It is beautiful ! I will add  it to my list on things to try!

                                                                       God Bless your Gift

 

                                                       

godsgift Says... 2 Apr 2015 , 8:35pm

I love this egg ! It is beautiful ! I will add  it to my list on things to try!

                                                                       God Bless your Gift

 

                                                       

godsgift Says... 2 Apr 2015 , 8:35pm

I love this egg ! It is beautiful ! I will add  it to my list on things to try!

                                                                       God Bless your Gift

 

                                                       

godsgift Says... 2 Apr 2015 , 8:35pm

I love this egg ! It is beautiful ! I will add  it to my list on things to try!

                                                                       God Bless your Gift

 

                                                       

godsgift Says... 2 Apr 2015 , 8:35pm

I love this egg ! It is beautiful ! I will add  it to my list on things to try!

                                                                       God Bless your Gift

 

                                                       

godsgift Says... 2 Apr 2015 , 8:35pm

I love this egg ! It is beautiful ! I will add  it to my list on things to try!

                                                                       God Bless your Gift

 

                                                       

godsgift Says... 2 Apr 2015 , 8:35pm

I love this egg ! It is beautiful ! I will add  it to my list on things to try!

                                                                       God Bless your Gift

 

                                                       


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