How To Make Gum-Paste Acorns

Decorating By ChristineJ Updated 28 Sep 2009 , 4:06pm by MBoyd

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ChristineJ Posted 27 Sep 2009 , 9:37pm
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Could anyone tell me how to make gumpaste acornsso they look realistic? Thanks to all. Love this site,

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MBoyd Posted 28 Sep 2009 , 4:06pm
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shape the acorn-nut into the approximate shape using and oak-y brown GP. (add a little red or orange) Make the caps in a slightly lighter shade. For the texture on the caps roll the shape gently on a fine sieve. Use petal dust or airbrush for more depth.
I might even steam the nut (but not the cap) to get a nice sheen.

Hope that helps!

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