Royal Icing and Fondant Coral How-To
|Three types of sugar coral|
The next step is messy...Take some stiff royal icing, roll it out using your hands (the icing should be pretty stiff but still a little sticky) and roll it in the crushed chips. When it's totally covered, set them aside to dry.
|Rolling the royal icing in the chips|
I've also seen the method of taking grape stems and piping royal icing over them to mimic the organic shape of coral using the stems. That's a good way to get the shape, but it won't be totally edible.