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« on: February 04, 2012 04:37:23 PM »

Made using unflavoured gelatine and a purpose made mould from cake connection.
1 tablespoon unflavoured gelatine
2 tablespoons of water
Colour of your choice
Acetate sheet or ready made moulds from cake connection
Add gelatine to water and allow to aborb for 30 minutes
Heat either in a microwave or on the stove until liquid and add colour
Use a very soft brush to paint onto acetate/mould
Wait 8 hours (it will curl off the edges when dry this may take longer on humid days)
Use a pair of scissors to neaten the shape
Paint wings using piping gel and glitter of choice. Don't use water as it will dissolve the gelatine
Make a body out of fondant or royal icing and using some piping gel or sugar glue attach to wings
Place in a 'V' shaped former to prop up wings until dry
Add to cake using piping gel, royal icing

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« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2012 05:28:17 PM »

Wow! Those look really cool! This rocks!
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« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2012 06:26:15 PM »

These are so pretty! I don't know if I'd be able to eat them, I think I like looking at them too much! haha!
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« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2012 07:31:36 PM »

wow!  those are so pretty and delicate looking.
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« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2012 10:00:23 PM »

These are so pretty and would make a great decoration on anything. Thank you for sharing how they are done.
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« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2012 03:52:13 AM »

These are stunning!  Will they be used to decorate a cake?
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« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2012 12:49:55 PM »

These are stunning!  Will they be used to decorate a cake?

Yes these are going to be for a wedding cake I am making. It's not until March but as this was a new technique, I wanted to make sure that I could do it properly. There is going to be a swath of purple butterflies sweeping up the side of the white cake. As they're gelatin, they won't go off or stale. I have the stored in a large box with desiccant in it to keep them nice and dry.

If you would like to check out their website here is a link to cake connection. They have heaps of moulds and a video on how to use them.
http://www.cakeconnection.com/catalog.php?category=Veining%20Sheets%20%28flowers%2C%20butterflies%29
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« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2012 10:37:23 AM »

That looks very good! I love butterflies ^_^
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« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2012 07:20:41 PM »

So so pretty
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« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2012 06:38:41 AM »

those are stunning!!!
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