How to Make a Gumpaste Sunflower

Watch this video to learn how to make a gumpaste sunflower! Using simple daisy cutters and creating a textured center, create a beautiful flower, perfect for accent on autumn themed cakes (or any time!).

This video is part of a Sunflower Collaboration. Check out all of the other sunflower themed videos here:
Sugar Coder : Sunflower Macarons
Pink Cake Princess : Sunflower Cookie Pops
Haniela’s : Royal Icing Sunflowers

Products used in this video:
Americolor Gel in “Egg Yellow”:
Americolor Gel in “Warm Brown”:
Wilton Cutter Set:
24 Gauge Wire:
Chocolate Brown Petal Dust:
Terracotta Petal Dust:
Ball Tool:
Foam Pad:
Embroidery Scissors:

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22 thoughts on “How to Make a Gumpaste Sunflower”

  1. Wow…so beautiful! Thank you so much Renee for sharing your video tutorial! Can i ask a question? What type or brand of gumpaste is best to use for fast dry?

  2. hey Renne 🙂
    my name is hadas and I love your video! i need to make a cake for my bast friends wedding and i wonder how much time before the wedding i can make the sunflowers and whats the bast way to store and mayntain them? and also where i can get all the matirials???

  3. I like the way that you made the flower. I learned something new today. thanks for sharing. ☺

  4. You are an amazing artist!! I am so inspired and will start tonight on my baby's July birthday cake. She's going to be one and her theme is "You Are My Sunshine!" Your sunflower will be awesome on her cake.

  5. SO much nicer than others' I've seen. I'll definitely be following your tutorial for these in a few months! 🙂 Thanks!!!

  6. hermoso arte tienen ellas en sus manos Dios las siga guiando paracq nos sigan enseñando esa hermosuras de flores

  7. One of the most beautiful sunflowers that I've seen!
    A lot of work, which we can see it pays off!
    Perfect! Very realistic!
    I'm gonna try!

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