I was very happy when Callye from Sweet Sugar Belle asked me to participate in a project with her. She wanted to show 20+ ways to make things from a star cutter. She asked several bloggers and cookie friends to participate. I told her I would love to play but, then I panicked!! What in the world should I make? Should I make something to fill the star shape or should I find something that is the shape of a star. What was I going to do??? My brain froze! I was like a deer caught in headlights! OH NO!! Think Lisa! THINK!!
I am going to keep this short and sweet today because, I am at the hospital waiting to see my first grandchild! He is arriving today and I think he wants to be in this MAN post!! LOL He is already like his daddy!
I have a very important job on the 4th of July every year. I am on of the “Official Fireworks Lighters!” (I know that is not a real thing but, let me feel special and important!) Every year at camp we have a 4th of July fireworks show. We set up a table at the lake, play loud music, eat watermelon, and make S’mores and hang out with the most amazing staff EVER! There are only a selected few that get to hold a torch and light the magical wick that fizzles down and makes beautiful lights in the sky. I am one of those people.While everyone is laughing and talking, the chosen ones move to the table that is set up on the opposite side of the lake and fight over the best torch!
I am a tomboy. It is true. I don’t know how I got that way, but it happened. I don’t follow the latest fashion or have my nails done more than twice a year. I do however, love wedding cake. Does that make me less of a tomboy? Well, what if I make wedding cake cookies? I don’t think a true tomboy would make wedding cake cookies! The only problem for me was to make a pretty design that would look like something a girl made and not a tomboy. Well, what do you think about these Wedding Cake Cookies?
Supplies for Wedding Cake Cookies:
With the gray icing, make a thick line for the top of the platter. I know mine looks crooked but it just looks that way because of the martini cutter imprint. I promise, when we add the white, it will look straight. At least that is what I am telling myself! LOL
Then, make a half circle for the center of the platter.
Next, make the base. Let this dry for about 20 minutes.
I found this sticker and wanted to make these roses for these cookies. Aren’t they cute? I didn’t want to pipe them directly onto the cookie because, I wanted to add some Disco Dust. I only wanted the roses to sparkle and not the entire wedding cake cookies. So, I made a royal icing transfer.
For information on royal icing transfers, click here. (I took about 50 pictures of these and this is the best one. I tried and tried but, it was raining and my camera didn’t like these so please forgive me.)
I started with 15 second white icing. I made some shapes that resembled the clip art roses. Let them dry for several hours. Anytime you make RI transfers, you need to make a lot of extras because they break very easily. If you want information on how to store royal icing transfers, click here.
The roses are really fun! Don’t worry about being perfect on these. The more relaxed you are the better they will look.
In the first picture, you can see how I took the light 15 second icing and made a swirl.
In the second picture, I added some half circles to look like petals.
In the last picture, you can see I just added a few more half circles until I made my way around the rose.
I didn’t show this part but, you will need to make some individual roses. Make a few of the bigger light pink ones and a few of the darker pink small ones. You will need these for the bottom two tiers.
With a brush, sprinkle disco dust over the roses while the pink icing is wet. This will give your finished cookie a little bling!
Let these dry over night so you can easily remove them from the wax paper.
Now repeat the steps for the middle tier. The only thing different is, the rose on the left side of the middle tier is a small darker pink one. The only reason I did it that way was because it fit in that space better and didn’t look cluttered.
I would not be brave enough to ship these cookies because I would be afraid the cake stand might break. I will make them for local weddings or even a birthday parties.
Every time I go to the beach, I try to buy a lobster trap. My husband and I always get into a discussion about having enough room to bring the trap home. He always suggest that I make lobster cookies instead. I try to explain to him that the lobster trap will be used as a prop for the lobster cookie photo. Well, the discussion has never been resolved until now. I give up! I will never have a cool wooden lobster trap but, I do have lobster cookies.