Princess Tiara Tutorial

Princess Tiara Tutorial

div dir="ltr" style="text-align: left;"Today I am sharing how I make an edible gumpaste Princess Tiara to use as a cake topper.br /br /You will need the following:br /br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-geZTQKa2MO4/URJaomH97I/AAAAAAAABiM/eDo7-WItwP4/s1600/IMG4813.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-geZTQKa2MO4/URJaomH97I/AAAAAAAABiM/eDo7-WItwP4/s320/IMG4813.JPG" width="320" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"A clay extruder with the large round disc./divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"A tiara template ( I found one online and printed it out )/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"Wax paper/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"Tape/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"A ball of 80% gum paste and 20% fondant/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"Lay a piece of wax paper over your template and tape to your table./divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-SGzSVblLNJM/URJanYFvPkI/AAAAAAAABiE/sCmqSkB-0n4/s1600/IMG4814.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-SGzSVblLNJM/URJanYFvPkI/AAAAAAAABiE/sCmqSkB-0n4/s320/IMG4814.JPG" width="320" //a/divbr /Start piping your fondant /gum paste mix.br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0px; text-align: left;"I lay my bottom line first./divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0px; text-align: left;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ya3Mo0InxUM/URJcED8k-wI/AAAAAAAABiU/HtjLEUP9S5k/s1600/IMG4815.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ya3Mo0InxUM/URJcED8k-wI/AAAAAAAABiU/HtjLEUP9S5k/s320/IMG4815.JPG" width="320" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0px; text-align: left;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0px; text-align: left;"Then I pipe the swirls./divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-C-Ji338qjFo/URJcS7KZu1I/AAAAAAAABic/hrMwO9uudjw/s1600/IMG4816.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-C-Ji338qjFo/URJcS7KZu1I/AAAAAAAABic/hrMwO9uudjw/s320/IMG4816.JPG" width="320" //a/divbr /Once you have your template covered, joint the seams by brushing with some water.br /br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-xDskryWWJZU/URJcTeSWqyI/AAAAAAAABig/DHLYqgKSXOU/s1600/IMG4817.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-xDskryWWJZU/URJcTeSWqyI/AAAAAAAABig/DHLYqgKSXOU/s320/IMG4817.JPG" width="320" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0px; text-align: left;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-top: 0px; text-align: left;"Working quickly, this stuff dries out FAST lay your tiara over a cylinder to shape it as it dries. I used a shortening container this time, I have used oatmeal canisters, fondant pails, anything I can find usually./divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"br //divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-SjgS1KT14W0/URJcpWVCkpI/AAAAAAAABis/Kz-n5iHIBbc/s1600/IMG4818.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-SjgS1KT14W0/URJcpWVCkpI/AAAAAAAABis/Kz-n5iHIBbc/s320/IMG4818.JPG" width="320" //a/divdiv class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"br //div Let this dry a day or 2, then very gently peel back the wax paper and let the backside of the tiara dry for a day.br /br /Once that has dried , add your bling. I used Silver Dragees, you can use any sugar gem you can find.br /br /and here it is.br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-3S62uRh7AYw/URV3CkofBzI/AAAAAAAABjg/jQTiLLE5RtU/s1600/IMG0469.JPG" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="240" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-3S62uRh7AYw/URV3CkofBzI/AAAAAAAABjg/jQTiLLE5RtU/s320/IMG0469.JPG" width="320" //a/divbr /br /I know, some of you are thinking , " that doesn't look like the one in the tutorial, what's going on?"br /You are correct! This is not the one I made in the tutorial.br /This one isbr /br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NWOE3t0vs50/URV2kozlfI/AAAAAAAABjQ/xvHW5ckHDYg/s1600/IMG0468.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="320" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NWOE3t0vs50/URV2kozlfI/AAAAAAAABjQ/xvHW5ckHDYg/s320/IMG0468.jpg" width="240" //a/divbr /br /br /br /This is what happens when your 3 year old decides he wants to be a princess.br /br /You end up having to make another and hoping it dries in time to deliver your cake...fortunately it did!br /br /div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"/divbr /div style="text-align: center;"div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Pk7wEKNRVLY/URV2xltQh2I/AAAAAAAABjY/58CzBU40QOs/s1600/IMG0494.jpg" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"img border="0" height="320" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Pk7wEKNRVLY/URV2xltQh2I/AAAAAAAABjY/58CzBU40QOs/s320/IMG0494.jpg" width="203" //a/divbr //div/div

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