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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
Roll out the leftover pink flower paste to about 2-3 mm and cut out the centre part of the bow (strip: 18 mm x 8 mm). Run your fingers along the edges to thin them.
Apply some glue in the middle and place the strip as shown in the photo.
Wrap the strip around.