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a piece of styrofoam - approx. size: 13 cm (length) x 10 cm (width) x 3.5 cm (depth)
styrofoam cake dummy (covered with cling film)*
sandpaper (a piece large enough to wrap around a smoother)
small rolling pin
a piece of greaseproof paper (approx. 18 cm x 15 cm)
bone tool/ball tool (9 mm or similar size)
round cutter – 4 cm (or similar size)
wooden skewer (bbq stick)
brushes (for glue and dusting)
*It should be the same depth (or deeper) than the cake on which you are planning to put the topper on. For details go to step 16-17.
Flower paste (gum paste)*
CMC (Carboxymethyl Cellulose)
Edible marker (with a fine tip)
*You'll find the amounts in the 'AMOUNTS' tab.
light yellow - 80 g
green - 90 g
brown - 18 g
Flower paste (gum paste):
black - 2 g
white - 1 g
pink - 5 g
Push your thumb gently in the middle as shown in the photo and use your other thumb to fold the bottom bit to the back.
Remove your thumb from the centre and press the bow gently as shown in the photo.
Stick the centre together.