This is part two of the Fashion Inspired Fondant: Great Gatsby Hat. The royal Icing filigree hatbox. You will need five sugar cookie squares 2-1/2 by 2-1/2 for each hat.
As I mention in the Great Gatsby hat post the sugar cookies are for a wedding in May and I thought the boxes would be little gift for the guests; I will try to remember to tell you if the hats and boxes are a success at the wedding. The bride”s mother and the bride to be loved the boxes and hat prototypes!
The Royal Icing Filigree Box:
All of the products, excluding cookie cutters are available Here
- 2- sugar cookie recipe
- 2-1/2 by 2-1/2 square cutter
- 1-royal icing recipe, colored ivory and soft peak consistency
- Parchment cones or piping bags
- PME # 3 tip/tube or # 2
- Old gold petal dust, CK
- #1 Paint brush
- Everclear, or lemon extract
- Viva paper towel
- Cooled boiled water, one small bow
Remember the filigree is a any scroll pattern.
Construction of the filigree sugar cookie hatbox. Allow the box to set-up overnight.
The boxes would be a great for teacher gifts at Christmas, change the Gatsby style hat to Santa’s hat, or top hat (like a snowman)!