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Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell Photo by: Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

Hydrangea Blossoms

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.


This recipe goes with Pound Cake Cupcakes

Southern Living APRIL 2013

  • Yield:


  • Cornstarch
  • Fondant
  • 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.


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