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Fondant Peacock Feathers

A wedding cake request  for edible peacock feathers prompted this ; I was ready to place my order online, when I discovered my vendor was in the heat of a big move. I searched the internet and found several different ways to create these feathers, gumpaste, edible prints, rice paper and for my project I decided to use Fondx with a touch of tylose. (more…)
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Sugarveil Tutorial

Created by Edible Artists Network for the use of Sugarveil icing on the Sugarveil mat.  A client request lace on a wedding cake and I immediately thought of Sugarveil.  My first attempt a few months ago was a complete disaster, but I was determined to master this wonderful sugar craft. I broke down and ordered the Sugarveil mat from Global Sugar Art. (more…)
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Italian Meringue Buttercream Tutorial

Italian Meringue Buttercream Tutorial Joanne Prainito, Edible Artitsts Network   One of the easiest recipes that I use all the time, quick and simple. Ingredients 2 ¼ cups of Sugar½ cup COLD water1tsp Vanilla1 C Egg Whites1 ½ pounds of unsalted butter Kitchen Aid mixer – is the best way to have this frosting whip ; Use the whip attachment first then change to the paddle blade, as you'll note in the video. (more…)
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DIY multi-blade ribbon/strip cutter for fondant, gum paste, dough, playdough, polymer clay (FIMO) or clay.

Today I'd like to share with you my new favorite tool: the ribbon cutter. But not just any cutter! There are a few readily available products on the market, but, unfortunately, they either hard to get hold of, or create more of a headache then anything, or they cost a small fortune and still I wish they were performing better.   This one you (more…)
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