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One recipe of modeling paste, rolling pin, rose petal cutters, leaf cutters, cocoa, plastic wrap, straw or pencil
Cut 3 small, 5 medium and 7 large petals for the rose, a few leaves and some thin strips for vines
Make a cone as a base for the rose
Thin out one long edge of each petal between plastic wrap
The first petal wraps tightly around the tip and the second one wraps around so that it overlaps the first. Furl the edges of each petal if desired
Here it is with three petals
The last petal is being placed on the rose
Keep the petals in place while the paste drys by crumpling plastic wrap around it. You can also curl the leaves for a more natural look and place them on the plastic wrap to dry.
Press the leaf onto a WILTON vine mold to make an impression
The finished leaf
Twist a thin strip of modeling paste onto a straw or pencil to make vines. Slip them off the straw right away and let them dry.
The Finished Rose-Leaves and Vines
I hope this page helps you to get started with chocolate modeling. It's really a very easy recipe and is very simple to work with. Plus it tastes delicious too. Make sure you use a good high quality chocolate and do not use milk chocolate.
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