If you’re ready to start your sugar flower journey, a classic Stephanotis flower is the place to start! Grab your gum paste tools and meet cake designer Rachael Teufel in the kitchen as she walks you through creating one of the most common flowers used in wedding arrangements and boutonnières.
Rachael starts by creating a Mexican hat to replicate the long, tubular base of the Stephanotis bloom. She creates one with a celboard and then shows you how to do it without. Watch and learn and she rolls, thins, and imprints the gum paste into a delicate white blossom. Then she moves on to creating a bud, perfect to fill in spaces of any gum paste arrangement.
Included are tips on how to streamline the process, position your ball tool, prevent tearing, adhere to wires, and dry your flowers without a special rack or formers. Once you have mastered Rachael’s easy-to-follow techniques, they can be applied to a number of different wired sugar flowers.
For more information on selecting the right type of gum paste for your environment or the tools used in this video, head over to Rachael’s free video on Gum Paste Flower Tools.