How to Model Edible Toadstools


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These toadstools would make enchanting cupcake toppers, or a great addition to a woodland scene!

These toadstools would make enchanting cupcake toppers, or a great addition to a woodland scene!

You will need:

Edibles:

Equipment:

  • 200g red sugarpaste 200g (Renshaw)
  • cmc or Tylo powder
  • 300g white sugarpaste 300g (Renshaw)
  • edible glue
  • paintbrush for glue

1

Use the red sugarpaste for the mushroom tops, you will need to add some cmc/Tylo powder to the sugarpaste to make it suitable for modelling; add 1 teaspoon of tylo to 250g of sugarpaste. The tops can be made in a variety of shapes and sizes. First, roll some balls before flattening some and making cones shapes from the others. You will need around twenty mushrooms for this project.

2

Next use the white sugarpaste, add tylo powder as before, roll balls and then taper them into cone shapes in different sizes and heights. You will need around twenty bottoms to match the tops.

3

Using edible glue attach the tops to the bottoms and then leave to dry. Roll little balls of white sugarpaste and flatten them with your finger, these can then be stuck with the glue to the mushroom tops. You will need between three and five per mushroom, leave these to dry.

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