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How to Create Pinwheel Decorations

Decoration

Relive your summer childhood memories at the beach by baking our fun Sandcastle Cake. The pinwheel decorations are not a tricky as you would think to create, especially when you follow our simple guide below. So what are you waiting for? Give it a go!

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Roll out x2 small (50g) balls of coloured flower paste icing.

  2. Step 2:

    Roll out the yellow icing into a 4mm thick square. Split the pink icing and roll half of it into a 2mm thick square. Slice the pink square into thin strips.

  3. Step 3:

    Space the pink strips on the yellow icing approximately 10mm apart. Secure in place with boiled water. Roll out the remaining pink icing to a similar sized square and fix to the back of the yellow icing with water.

  4. Step 4:

    Gently roll over the top of the icing and trim into a 3 inch square. Cut diagonal lines towards the centre of the square.

  5. Step 5:

    Fold over each corner securing in place in the centre with edible glue or royal icing.

  6. Step 6:

    Stick a small ball of icing in the centre to hold the icing in place.

  7. Step 7:

    Use edible glue or royal icing to secure a flattened straw to the back of the pinwheel.

  8. Step 8:

    Leave to dry.