What is the recipe for those hard decoration on cupcakes ?
If you want to use rolled fondant, there are recipes online. However, you might want to simply buy it already made. Unless you keep items such as food quality glycerin around, making it yourself would likely mean a shopping trip for ingredients, anyway. If you want a sugar paste that hardens, then gum paste is probably what you’re thinking of. It’s edible, but not enjoyably so. Again, it requires special ingredients, so I suggest buying it ready-to-use. Unfortunately for you, to get the effect shown in your picture of butterfly cookies, there’s no getting around the fact that you need to pipe them with royal icing. Here is a good basic recipe for royal icing using raw egg whites. I often flavor mine with lemon but then you’ve got an issue with the amount of liquid vs sugar, so I suggest for your first time, make it just like this: 3 egg whites 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 lb sifted confectioner’s sugar Once you’ve separated 3 eggs, leave the whites out to come to room temperature or