|centers and callas|
1. Make the calla using a cone to shape it, then let them dry.
|royal icing on the center|
3. Attach the centers to the flower.
Callas are fast to make, and by making them yourself you can also avoid the giant-flower-on-the-cake effect that you can get with real flowers. Gumpaste can be made in any size you want, and it doesn't drip sap all over your cake, either.
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