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Sugar Flower Tutorial

Today I am sharing a quick and easy sugar flower tutorial with 10 step by step instructions showing how to make pretty wax flowers. Not only are these sugar flowers beautiful in their own right but also they make the perfect filler flowers on wedding cakes. What’s more you can make them in any colour!

Sugar Flower Tutorial

Simple Wax Flower Sugar Flower Tutorial

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Sugar Flower Tutorial
First cut a length of 26 gauge wire into quarters and create a small hook at the end of each wire using pliers. 
Sugar Flower Tutorial
Next form a small cone of pink flower paste and insert a cone tool to create a hole in the centre.
Sugar Flower Tutorial
Insert the wire through the hole until the hooked end reaches the centre. 
Sugar Flower Tutorial
Using scissors make 5 cuts into the top of the cone. Pull apart to form 5 petals
Sugar Flower Tutorial
Next use your fingers to pinch together each of the petals to create a rounded look.
Sugar Flower Tutorial
Then place the flower upside down on a foam pad and use ball tool to flatten each petal. 
Sugar Flower Tutorial
Insert the star end of a cone tool into the centre of the flower. 
Sugar Flower Tutorial
Pipe five small dots of royal icing in the centre of the flower.
Sugar Flower Tutorial
Brush some pink petal dust into the centre of the flower. 
Sugar Flower Tutorial
Finally attach some green florist tape to each of the flowers to cover the wire. 
Sugar Flower Tutorial

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Sugar Flower Tutorial

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Simple Wax Sugar Flower Tutorial

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017


Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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