Gerber Daisies

Decorating By Joanie4464 Updated 27 Jul 2008 , 3:04am by Joanie4464

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Joanie4464 Posted 26 Jul 2008 , 4:01am
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I have seen some beautiful gum paste gerber daisies and would like a few pointers as how to make them..... I have done very little with fondant/gumpaste flowers as most of my customers want to sink their teeth into my rich creamy frosting and not have to "pull" something off first.....(mostly men...gggg) I love the look of the gerbers and could really use some in a day or two. Do you use the same cutters as the daisies?

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Jozien Posted 26 Jul 2008 , 6:18pm
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Last week I made a square wedding cake. In this post I wrote how I made them:

These flowers aren't very tasty, but they are eye-catching!

I do like it when all I make for my cake is tasty icon_biggrin.gif, so I made them once out of marzipan. They were delicious, but very, very britle....


For these, I used these gerbera/daisy plungercutters:

I allowed each separate flower to dry two days before assembling.
The other cutters won't work with gum paste, I'm afraid! The leafs are tho thin...

Bye, Jozien.

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bobwonderbuns Posted 26 Jul 2008 , 6:41pm
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That's a great display Jozien!!

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Joanie4464 Posted 27 Jul 2008 , 3:04am
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Thank you! Thank you! Yes, your cupcake daisies are really pretty. I have had quite a few requests for them and I'll send for the cutters.
Thanks! Joanie

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