I have been playing with wafer papers for about a month now and I am simply loving it! You can use it in so many ways to decorate cakes.
Here is a cake that I decorated with a very easy wafer flower. I gave it a bold look by drawing thick black outlines around the petals with a black marker.
You will need the following supplies:
White wafer paper
Big edible pearl
Black edible marker
Pink petal dust
Blue petal dust
These are the instructions:
Use a pencil to draw 6 big petals and 6 small petals on a sheet of wafer paper.
The drawings don’t have to be perfect.
Note: These days, pencils are non-toxic and many decorators use them in cake decorating. But, if you are uncomfortable using a pencil, you can use scissors to cut out these petal shapes free handedly.
Use scissors to cut out these petal shapes.
They don’t have to be cut out perfectly.
Dip your paintbrush in blue petal dust and color 3 big and 3 small petals blue.
Dip your paintbrush in pink petal dust and color 3 big and 3 small petals pink.
Outline all the petals with a black edible marker.
Make sure the outline is thick.
Brush very little corn syrup at one end of a blue petal and stick a pick petal there.
Continue sticking petals with corn syrup in a circular formation.
And you will end up with a big flower like this…
Now, brush very little corn syrup in the center of the big flower.
Stick a small blue petal here.
Then, stick the pink petal beside it.
And keep going until you have a small flower on top of your big flower.
Finally, brush a little corn syrup in the center of this flower and stick a big edible pearl or a big white sprinkle here.
And you are done!
Let the corn syrup dry up overnight and then use it to decorate your cakes.
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
Happy caking everyone! 🙂