Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Magic mushrooms



Now you may find this hard to believe but sometimes I can obsessed by the little things! It may be one rose or a butterfly or a cookie mushroom.
Last week I took part in a big project, with seven dessert tables, five big cakes to make, and various other sundries. However I became obsessed with making these mushroom cookies! I got very excited with the thought of them and spent a week working on them. 



























I was so happy with the finished product that I decided to give them their own photo shoot.
(The magic is a little bit of popping candy in the middle.)
































Stay tuned because I am now obsessed with a Christmas version.
xxx

9 comments:

  1. Wow. AMazing. That is all #lostforwords

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  2. wow! those are realistic!

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  3. Natasha, you are freekishly talented! These look so real I have to stare at the photo to see a clue that they are cookies. After 10 minutes of staring at my screen I have to say I give up, I can't tell they are cookies :-) Absolutely LOVE the packaging, you MUST pretty -please -with -lots -of -cherries -on -top show us how to make them :-)

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  4. Natasha, these are amazing. I know you're probably busy beyond belief, but if you ever get a chance to post a tutorial (or the recipe) for how you made these, I'd be ecstatic (and grateful!). Yours are the best meringue mushrooms I've ever seen.

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  5. Delicious trompe l'oeil...!

    I've never (ever!) done anything pastry-related, but if you ever got around to posting the tutorial, this will be the first thing I'd made!

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  6. WOW! These seriously look like real mushrooms!!! Incredible. :)

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  7. These are fantastic! Magic in fact.

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  8. Astounding! I was looking at them thinking'so how did the mushrooms work with cakes' it took me ages to realise they are confectionery - very well made and so much fun - you are CLEVER!!!

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