Friday 30 August 2013

'Quick' Sugar Paste Flowers

During my time spent away from blogging recently, I had a few crafty things to do that I didn't get a chance to share. One of these things was revisiting my love for sugarcraft. 

My mother in law's 60th birthday saw me wanting to make a special cake but not having the drive to bake AND decorate one so I did a little bit of cheating. I made a visit to a supermarket where I located a large iced fruit cake. I was able to push my posy pick into the centre and I spent a few hours over a couple of weeks building up some sugar roses. 
The posy looked a bit sparce to me but my limited time away from Baby B meant I just had to do what I could. As my own worse critic I have to admit they are not my best work (the heat at the time of making them made these very difficult...) I also removed the ribbon from the cake and decorated around the bottom with some sugar paste flowers made with a mould.   
I have included a few random photos of the process for you to have a nose at, but I didn't really get any brill pics of the finished cake! Silly me. 

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  1. Those are insanely realistic! Sugary heaven, beautiful!

  2. Wow! They look so real! Simply lovely.

  3. Thank you guys. Not my best work but glad someone can appreciate them :-)

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