Hydrangea Blossoms

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Hydrangea BlossomsRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Ready-to-use fondant is just as easy to cut and shape as Play-Doh. A hydrangea gumpaste cutter set (petalcrafts.com) adds realistic details. Find fondant and color dust at crafts stores or wilton.com.



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Hydrangea gumpaste cutter set
Candy gummy rings
Dark blue color dust
Yellow color dust
Corn syrup


1. Dust work surface with cornstarch. Thinly roll fondant; stamp with petal veiner included in kit.

2. Cut blossoms with petal cutter. Press petal edges between fingertips; shape and let harden on candy gummy rings until firm enough to lift.

3. Accent petals with dark blue color dust. Mold anthers; let harden, and brush with yellow dust. Dot petal centers with corn syrup; add anthers.

Created date

March 2013