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« on: September 14, 2008 12:03:30 PM »

I made these for a friends' wedding, as decoration for their wedding pies* (as opposed to cakes...lovely idea, no?) They both love scrabble, and I suggested something small and cute to reflect that.



(ignore the small smudge- I cleaned them up before presentation...)

I rolled the marzipan to about 1/4 inch thickness, then cut out the pieces at about 170% actual size.

I then used a rubber stamp to emboss the 'E's and 'L's onto the pieces. I had originally planned to just stamp the letter on with edible ink/gel food colouring, but abandoned that idea after a few smudged disasters...



After letting them set a bit, I hand 'inked' the embossed letters, using gel colouring in black and a toothpick.



20 pies in all...they were a hit!



*I did not make the pies- they came from a local bakery- Banana cream and Chocolate cream- delicious!)
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« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2008 12:27:32 PM »

Absolutely deliciously perfect looking!  I couldnt believe those werent real scrabble tiles in the first picture.  It must have taken forever to apply the black jel.  Great job!
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« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2008 01:05:48 PM »

It actually didn't take as long as you'd think...about the length of a movie! Once I had the method down, it went very quickly...
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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2008 03:01:07 PM »

wow looks great. i want a slice of pie now. =P
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« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2008 03:22:00 PM »

Those are so perfect and elegant.  Great idea!
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