Learn How to Make an Edible Poinsettia with Gum Paste
An edible poinsettia flower decoration is an elegant way to add Christmas cheer to a holiday cake.
In this free tutorial, Art of Cake NY founder Magda Kubis will show you how to make your own poinsettia with Saracino Flower Paste.
Gum paste is soft and easy to mold, making it the perfect decorating material for beginners to work with.
A detailed list of tools and ingredients needed to complete your edible poinsettia is provided, as well as a step-by-step instructional video.
We wanted to make this design tutorial as fun and easy to follow as possible; the last thing you need during the holiday season is more stress!
This tutorial is also available in Polish – click HERE.
Magda found so much joy in learning to craft her own custom cakes, she decided to share her knowledge and start an online cake decorating school in her native Polish language – Akademia Tortu. It is a supportive space where curious, aspiring cake decorators can get acquainted and fearlessly ask for evaluation or advice.
Table of Contents
What You Will Learn
You will learn about som basics as well as tip and tries which will make your work easier!
Edible Poinsettia Video Tutorial
Tips & Tricks
- You do not need any special edible glue to adhere parts together. You can use water or water wipes to lightly damp the fondant.
While making edible flowers, I like to work with a cake dummy the size of the actual cake on which the flower will be placed.