Edible Substitute For Stamens???

Decorating By CanadianChick Updated 19 Apr 2009 , 2:29am by cylstrial

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CanadianChick Posted 18 Apr 2009 , 1:41am
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I'm hoping someone has a brilliant idea for stamen substitutes for some royal icing lilies I've been working on...

I really hate using anything on my cakes that's not edible...and for my birthday cake tomorrow, I've created a bunch of pink-and-white lilies. I'd really rather not use the standard stamens, but for something like a lily I'm at a loss as to how to fake it...I mean, for something like a petunia, I can just do some pull-outs in stiff royal, but the lily stamen is so top heavy!

Even if it's not something I can adapt for this particular project due to lack of supplies, any ideas for the future??

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cylstrial Posted 19 Apr 2009 , 2:29am
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I have heard of people using really thin spaghetti noodles. You could even dye them if you need to. Hope this helps!

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