Painted Traditional Butterfly Cookies

Painted Traditional Butterfly Cookies

  •     butterfly cookie cutter texture set
  •     purple fondant
  •     blue fondant
  •     red fondant
  •     yellow fondant
  •     orange fondant
  •     pearl spray
  •     black food marker
  •     white royal icing
  •     blue royal icing
  •     yellow royal icing
  •     red royal icing
  •     parchment cone or a pastry bag with a #1 tip

Orange butterfly: Lightly spray traditional mat from butterfly cookie cutter texture set. Wipe off excess with a paper towel. Roll orange fondant to approximately 1/8″ thickness. Place texture mat on fondant. Firmly roll over the mat. Remove mat. Cut textured fondant with cookie cutter from set. Attach to a baked and cool butterfly cookie with piping gel or a thin layer of buttercream. Spray with pearl spray. Use a black food marker to color the edge of the wings, the body and all the recessed lines. Use white royal icing, thinned with a bit of water, to pipe dots in the edge of the wings and a few on the body.

Yellow butterfly: Lightly spray traditional mat from butterfly cookie cutter texture set. Wipe off excess with a paper towel. Roll yellow fondant to approximately 1/8″ thickness. Place texture mat on fondant. Firmly roll over the mat. Remove mat. Cut textured fondant with cookie cutter from set. Attach to a baked and cool butterfly cookie with piping gel or a thin layer of buttercream. Spray with pearl spray. Use a black food marker to color the edge of the wings, the body and all the recessed lines. Use yellow royal icing, thinned with a bit of water, to pipe dots in the upper edge of the wings. Use blue royal icing, thinned with a bit of water, to pipe dots in the lower edge of the wings. Use red royal icing, thinned with a bit of water, to pipe one dot on each side of the lower edge of the butterfly.

Blue butterfly: Lightly spray traditional mat from butterfly cookie cutter texture set. Wipe off excess with a paper towel. Roll blue fondant to approximately 1/8″ thickness. Place texture mat on fondant. Firmly roll over the mat. Remove mat. Cut textured fondant with cookie cutter from set. Attach to a baked and cool butterfly cookie with piping gel or a thin layer of buttercream. Spray with pearl spray. Use a black food marker to color the edge of the wings and the body.

Red butterfly: Lightly spray traditional mat from butterfly cookie cutter texture set. Wipe off excess with a paper towel. Roll red fondant to approximately 1/8″ thickness. Place texture mat on fondant. Firmly roll over the mat. Remove mat. Cut textured fondant with cookie cutter from set. Attach to a baked and cool butterfly cookie with piping gel or a thin layer of buttercream. Spray with pearl spray. Use a black food marker to color the body and all the recessed lines. Use white royal icing, thinned with a bit of water, to pipe dots in each corner of the wings. Once the white icing has hardened use thinned blue royal icing to pipe three small dots on the upper wings and one large dot on the lower wings and use thinned red royal icing to pipe one dot on top of each lower blue dot and in the middle of the upper white dot.

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