How to Make Gumpaste Calla Lily



Keen to learn how to make gumpaste calla lily for cake decoration? This page will teach you how to make the flowers with step by step instructions and pictures.

Gumpaste Calla Lily




1. The main things needed are:
  • White and yellow gumpaste
  • Heart shaped cookie cutter
  • Floral wire
Shape one of the floral wire into a small loop and leave it aside.

Gumpaste Calla Lily




2. Take a little yellow gumpaste and shape it into a teardrop. This is the flower centre.

Gumpaste Calla Lily




3. Press and roll it gently on a flour sieve to imprint criss cross patterns on it.

Gumpaste Calla Lily




4. Dip the looped end into some edible glue or egg white and insert it into the flower centre. Pinch the bottom of the flower centre to secure it well to the floral wire. Leave aside to dry.

Gumpaste Calla Lily




5. Next, roll some white gumpaste into a thin sheet. Using the heart shaped cookie cutter, cut out the calla lily petal. Roll your flower veiner lightly on the petal.

Gumpaste Calla Lily




6. Lift the petal with the pointed side of the heart shape pointing upwards. Brush the rounded sides of the petal with some edible glue or egg white and wrap the petal around the flower centre, as shown, with the petal sides overlapping slightly on each end.

Gumpaste Calla Lily




7. Shape the bottom of the flower as shown, and the calla lily flower is complete. Leave the flower aside to dry before using it.

Gumpaste Calla Lily







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