Monday, October 27, 2014

Cowboy boot & hat cookies


Todays fun post comes from my American friend Autumn Carpenter. Autumn designs and manufacturers a broad range of cake decorating supplies, which I'm proud to stock at Kiwicakes.

I adore these cookies, I own quite a few pairs of cowboy boots (they often feature on my birthday cakes see here and here and here for pictures)

Tools and Ingredients
boot cookie cutter
hat cookie cutter
dark brown fondant
light brown fondant
white fondant
black fondant
turquoise fondant
brown luster dust
silver luster dust
flower and scroll embosser/cutter
small flower cutter

Boot: Bake and cool cookies. Roll dark brown fondant and texture with crocodile leather texture mat. Use the cookie cutters to cut out pieces and then trim with pastry wheel. Attach to cookie with piping gel. Paint with brown luster dust mixed with lemon oil to add shiny look. Roll out white and black fondant. Cut with cookie cutter and then trim with pastry wheel to fit around textured fondant. Emboss white fondant with scrolls and flowers. Paint embossed areas with brown luster dust. 
Hat: Bake and cool cookies. Roll out light brown fondant and cut out with hat cookie cutter. Attach to cookie with piping gel. Roll dark brown fondant and texture with crocodile leather texture mat. Use pastry wheel to cut thin strips. Attach to cookie with piping gel. Paint with brown luster dust mixed with lemon oil to add shiny look. Roll white fondant thin and cut with small flower cutter. Use small circle cutter, knife and pin to texture flower. Mix silver luster dust with lemon oil and paint piece silver. Attach to cookie with piping gel. Attach small turquoise fondant dot in center of flower.
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