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Dimensional Giraffe Cookie Workshop

In this lesson we will be making a Baby Giraffe. This  cookie is a beginner dimensional pressure piped project; you need an already iced and dried cookie.  We will be transfering the giraffe design directly on the cookie that has been been iced. Using this method you...

The Importance of Highlights and Shadows

With lights and shadows enhancing the deepest areas of the image we are able to paint our cookies so they have depth, contrast, movement and lifelike appearance . Being able to paint colour that creates a convincing impression of light and shadows is not easy....

Frequently Asked Questions for the Workshop

Cookies Can I substitute molasses? Yes, if you have trouble finding molasses and want to prepare the recipe for gingerbread cookies, you can easily replace the molasses with  the same amount  of honey, pure maple syrup or dark corn syrup. You can also replace it with...

Turning the Food Gel Paste Into Edible Paint

For this type of painting I prefer  to use Sugarflair, Rainbow Dust, Wilton gel paste and any brand edible dust.. To achieve optimal painting of our design  we will dilute the paint with glycerine. We can also make mixtures to get different colors, darken a dye, make...

Transferring the Design

In this lesson we will learn the technique of transferring the image to the cookie. I will be explaining two method of transferring the image to the your iced cookie. Both techniques will work on un-iced cookies, glaze cookies, royal icing cookies, wafer paper, rice...

Royal Icing Consistencies Workshop

One of the things that gives these cookies their WOW-factor is the volume of the icing. You need a good royal icing recipe, knowledge of the consistencies, and how remove most of the air the royal icing develops when mixing. I’ll show you how to achieve all three with...