KF: Haven’t you already shown that technique on your blog?
Me: Yes, many times! (here, here, and here– just to name a few) BUT with each cookie, the technique of marbleizing with royal icing takes on a new life of its own!
A few weeks back, my friend Nomi asked me to make star cookies for her to gift to her graduating textile students at F.I.T. (What an awesome, caring professor!) Upon placing her order she said one of my favorite things when people place cookies orders… “Just do what you do and be creative with them. My only request is bright colors.” So, I baked up my favorite star cookie (using the Folk Star cookie cutter from CopperGifts) and mixed 4 bright colors of royal icing and got to work. I use the word “work” here loosely because an assignment like this, happens to be very fun relaxing.
Now for the demo… You will notice that by the time I got around to photographing the demo, the sun was no longer shining. I also substituted the turquoise royal icing for navy. Its very cool to see how changing a color can effect the look…
TEXTILE TECHNIQUE: I thought these reminded me most of Nomi and her students working on their looms.
STAR TECHNIQUE: This style basically mimics the points of a sparkling star…
STARBURST TECHNIQUE: This one also reminds me of the superhero comic “Pow!” graphics… would be cute paired with our Super Dads for Father’s Day!
FLOWER TECHNIQUE: The center of this looks version a bit like a cosmic, bursting flower…
With a few days of rain ahead in the forecast, marbleized stars are the perfect cookies to work on for your Memorial Day BBQ (great for your dessert buffet or as a hostess gift)! By then the sun will be shining and your guests will be amazed at the shining star cookie deliciousness! Happy weekend! Xo Dani
P.S. If you don’t get to cooke stars this weekend, there’s always July 4th! Boom boom Pow! 😉
Sweet Dani B is my small business and my mantra is Life Is Sweet! Both my business and life center around celebrating life’s occasions and making those occasions amazing. We design one-of-a-kind cookies, invitations, paper goods and pull them all together to deliver fabulous parties and events.