Big Cakes: Ribbon Roses

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    8

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Bake and Decorate

Bake and Decorate

By Fiona Cairns

Published 2011

  • About

These roses are very quick and easy and there’s no sewing. I used realistic colours but yours can be in crazy shades, if you prefer. They can, of course, be made months ahead.

Ingredients

Method

Colour the sugarpaste the day before, if possible. I made a clotted cream tone, using the 2 shades listed here.

Warm the jam gently in a pan, sieve it and brush all over the cake. Dust a clean work surface with icing sugar and roll out the sugarpaste into a circle roughly as big as the diameter and sides of the cake, and no thinner than 5mm. Keep