Gum paste peonies

What do you think of my gum paste peonies? I have been working on them the last couple of days. It is my second go with peonies and I must say that they look difficult to make, but they are quite easy to make.

It is the preparation of all the petals that takes time. I have used a lot of small foam pieces to keep all the petals in place while drying.

I have been thinking on giving them a little petal dust, but Im not sure? I think that I will have to make a little “test” peony to see how it looks.

Happy Caking!

Louise

Louise
Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.
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  1. Dreynolds560 says

    Any chance you could do a tutorial on your peonies?  I have seen others and they aren’t as realistic as yours?

  2. MaryPOC says

    Hi Louise! your peonies look great, just got these cutters and i’m looking forward to try them…i’m also really scared lol
    Hope to see a tutorial on these from you soon. 

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