Do you know how to make a small banana/carrot for cake decoration? Where can I get marzipan? Does it eatable? What the diff marzipan & fondant?
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1. Try making them out of marzipan tinted with food coloring.
2. Use marzipan.
3. Yes, marzipan is edible. But I don’t care for the taste. You can find it in the baking aisle of most grocery stores. It will look like a box containing a tube of toothpaste. You might also tint some of the cake icings and use a zip-lock style bag to pipe a carrot onto the cake. Just fill the bag about 1/2 full and snip one end and you’re ready to go.
4. Try actual banana and orange slices on top I’m sorry I did not ask what kind of cake.
- 1 cup of almond paste
- 2 egg whites
- 2¾ cups of confectioner’s sugar
- ½ teaspoon vanilla
Knead the almond paste until it has softened. Add eggs whites, mix. Knead in Confectioners’ sugar ¼ cup at a time. Add vanilla and knead. If storing for later use, wrap in plastic and place in a sealed container in the refrigerator. Before using, allow standing at room temperature to soften and knead briefly.
Garnishes OR CANDY:
- 1 can (8 oz.) can almond paste
- 1 1/2 Tablespoon light corn syrup
- 1 1/3 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
- Liquid food colorings Glaze
- 2 T light corn syrup
1/4 C water Makes about 3/4 pound candy or enough to shape about 3 dozen small fruits Knead almond paste by hand in a medium bowl. Add corn syrup, and knead into almond paste. Gradually knead in sugar. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate in an airtight container until ready to shape.
Tint marzipan by kneading in liquid food coloring, and then shape as desired. Brush with glaze, if desired to achieve a shinier surface. Let dry overnight on waxed paper; then refrigerate in an airtight container. To Make Glaze combine corn syrup and water in a saucepan, mixing well. Bring to a boil, stirring until syrup dissolves.
LEAVES: Roll green dough to 1/2-inch thickness on waxed paper. Cut dough into leaves using a cookie or canapé cutters. Draw leaf indentations using a wooden pick.
APPLES: Shape about 1-1/2 teaspoons red dough into a ball for each apple; gently stretch balls, forming apple shapes. Indent stem ends slightly using a pointed wooden stick. Insert cloves in stem ends. Brush the apples with glaze, if desired.
STRAWBERRIES: Shape about 1 teaspoon of red dough into a ball for each strawberry. Shape a rounded point at one end; slightly flatten the other end. Indent flattened end slightly using a pointed wooden stick. Combine 2 tablespoons of granulated sugar and a few drops of red food coloring, stirring until blended thoroughly and desired color is obtained.
Brush strawberries with glaze and roll in red sugar; place strawberries on waxed paper. Shape point on the stem end of an equal number of leaves; press point of leaf into each strawberry indentation.
CHERRIES: Shape about 1/4 teaspoon red dough into a ball for each cherry. Push the 1/4-inch piece of licorice into each cherry for the stem. Brush cherries with glaze, if desired.
BANANAS: Shape bananas using about 1 teaspoon yellow dough for each. Push a clove into the stem end of each banana. Combine 2 tablespoons of water, 1 drop green, 4 drops yellow, and 3 drops red food coloring, mixing well. Brush streaks on each banana with the mixture.
ORANGE: Shape about 1-1/4 teaspoons orange dough into a ball for each orange. Roll each orange over the grater to get rough skin. Insert a clove in each orange for the stem.
GRAPES: Shape about 2 teaspoons of purple dough into small balls (about 1/8 tsp. each) for each cluster. Brush balls with slightly beaten egg white and shape balls into clusters. For each cluster, brush egg white on the end of 2 leaves; attach to the back of each cluster, pressing gently to make grapes and leaves adhere to each other. Allow drying. Brush grapes with glaze, if desired.
DRY-FRUITS: You can use all the dry fruits for making the mouth-watering taste of the cake. Always use choco-pasta, Kesar, peanuts for yummy bites.
Along with all the ideas, you can also add some flowers to decorate the cakes. Always use the favorite flowers of your special ones to decorate the cake. some additional ideas or things make your cake very delicious.
If it is a cartoon character cake or cake for children then you can place the candies, chocolates for them. By getting the designer and beautiful cake on their special day, your loved ones will feel surprised. So, decorate the cake in the best way and spread the love in relations.