How to Make Icing Flowers (Carnations)

How to make edible carnations, perfect for cupcakes and occasion cakes :)

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How to Make Icing Flowers (Carnations) Recipe
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Snap off the end of the cocktail stick to make it blunt

Snap off the end of the cocktail stick to make it blunt

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Roll out the sugar paste and cut out 3 shapes

Roll out the sugar paste and cut out 3 shapes

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Using the cocktail stick push on the petals and rock to make little indents

Using the cocktail stick push on the petals and rock to make little indents

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Glue half the flower then fold in half and squeeze the bottom. Then glue a quarter of one side, fold into the centre and squeeze. Turn over and glue and fold a quarter on the other side

Glue half the flower then fold in half and squeeze the bottom. Then glue a quarter of one side, fold into the centre and squeeze. Turn over and glue and fold a quarter on the other side

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Using the cocktail stick roll up the corners of the other two shapes

Using the cocktail stick roll up the corners of the other two shapes

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Using the paintbrush, put a hole in the middle of one and glue around the hole

Using the paintbrush, put a hole in the middle of one and glue around the hole

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Push the bottom of the first folded flower and squeeze together

Push the bottom of the first folded flower and squeeze together

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Poke a hole in the last flower and glue it around the edge.

Poke a hole in the last flower and glue it around the edge.

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Put the bottom of the flower through the final hole and squeeze

Put the bottom of the flower through the final hole and squeeze

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Repeat to make required amount and leave to harden (it doesn't take long)

Repeat to make required amount and leave to harden (it doesn't take long)

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Cover with edible glitter if wished to change colour or add sparkle:)

Cover with edible glitter if wished to change colour or add sparkle:)

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And they're done:D

And they're done:D

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Here's some cupcakes I made today:)

Here's some cupcakes I made today:)

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:)

:)

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Here's some other colours:) I used white sugar paste and coloured them using glitter. (made leaves out of green sugar paste and they're hooked into green wire)

Here's some other colours:) I used white sugar paste and coloured them using glitter. (made leaves out of green sugar paste and they're hooked into green wire)

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