Fast Big Statement Flower ready in 24 hours

OK when someone wants a fast cake this flower will make a statement without taking ages


You will need a parrot tulip cutter & viener or similar (these ones are from www.sugardelites.com)
Sugarpaste with extra tylose (about1tsp per 250g – you want it to dry quick halve it if you have a couple of days)
This is coloured with Chefmaster – Tropical Fushia
edible glue & brush
That werid tool you never thought you would use on the other end of you veining tool
bowl, foil & tissue
Bling button for center


Cutout petals you will need 8 in total I do 3 at time and put what I am not working on under plastic
Vein each one!

then using your tool on an ever so slight angle press and drag outwards on the edge of the petal to thin, this leaves the petal ruffley and each petal ends up slightly different,

you can use a small ball tool but it doesn’t quite give you the same effect

Line a large bowl with foil so you have a slight curve in foil, place each petal in bowl overlapping slightly gluing each time in only the bottom 2cm fan around then tuck the last petal under the first, using tissue lift each petal & slightly curve in differnt direction to animate flower


roll a small ball of sugarpaste flattenslightly brush with a small ammount of glue & attach to bling buttom, then brush underside with glue & press into the center of your flower
Allow to dry aprox 24 hours ( I did mine in 20)
Finished flower on Cake , flower measure aprox 6"across

Jo, NZ, https://www.facebook.com/CiccioCakes

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Bev Jones ...

This is lovely – you always make things look so easy :)

whitecrafty ...

Thank you for this wonderful tutorial! The flower is gorgeous!!

Ciccio ...

Thanks Bev & Toni

Lisa Templeton ...

Lovely! Wonderful tutorial Jo xx

Ciccio ...

Thanks for the Bling center idea Lisa

miettes ...

Wow, and you had time to make the tutorial!!! Thank you so much!

CakesbySasi ...

Nice tutorial and I love the colour, Thank you

Unusual cakes for you ...

gorgeous :) thanks for sharing it with everyone

chefsam ...

Lovely tutorial and I love the colour choice!!

ReemFadelCakes ...

well done Jo, lovely cake and lovely flower!! you also had time for a tutorial that’s so cool :D

Michal Bulla ...

Thank Jo for posting ;)

Little Cherry ...

awesome!

A Cake Creation ...

I agree thanks Jo for sharing with us again, and being able to make the tutorial aswell – superwoman!

Ciccio ...

Thank you Dina, Sasi, Robin, Sam ReemFadel Cakes, Michal, LittleCherry & Melanie, I’m so glad you like it :-)

Cynthia Jones ...

This is awesome!
Thank you for sharing!