Spring and Summer, time to celebrate color, flowers, being outside and allowing the beauty of the universe to inspire us. I share with you cookies made in the past few weeks, using several different techniques, but all with flowers in mind. I start with my favorite, following as closely as possible a Facebook tutorial from Marlyn. For this one, sequential piping is coupled with air-brushing to bring to cookie-life Plumeria blooms.
Marlyn is a pro with the air-brush, it is not something I do without considerable hyperventilation, but slowly I am getting the gist of it. The yellow part worked well, I found the pink to spray too wildly at times.
Below some of the steps to make these cookies…
I love the simple elegance of this design, typical of Marlyn. If you don’t have an air-brush, you can still do the same by painting with gel color diluted with vodka or water. It will take a little longer, but other than that, no issues.
Moving on, some other florals that happened in our kitchen lately….
AIR-BRUSHING + STENCIL
CRACKED BACKGROUND + PAINTED FONDANT
ROYAL ICING TRANSFERS
(drawing designed inspired by Amber, from @sweetambs)
I still have many floral compositions waiting in line to materialize as cookies,
so stay tuned for more soon!
ONE YEAR AGO: Gilding the Lily with Silicone Molds