Secret decoration technique PASTILLAGE

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by Hanbit Cho
Secret decoration technique PASTILLAGE

PASTILLAGE (Secret decoration technique) is on the menu in Book recipe, and we are going to teach you how to make this delicious recipe from scratch!

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Secret decoration technique PASTILLAGE
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PASTILLAGE (Secret decoration technique)

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Serves: 4 Prep Time: Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat


  • Sugar Powder(Icing Sugar) 100g
  • Leaf Gelatin (gold strength) 2g
  • Lemon Juice 2.5g


  1. Bloom the gelatin in cold water.
  2. Melt the bloomed gelatin and lemon juice.
  3. Mix it with sugar powder.
  4. Use your hand to make it into a single dough until it comes to a consistency of a play-doh.
  5. Roll it out thin to around 1.5~2mm. (Use dusting flour to avoid dough sticking to the mat)
  6. Use a plunge cutter to cut out.
  7. Pipe the stamens (mix 3g of egg white, 15g of sugar powder, food coloring)
  8. Leave to dry completely.



Dusting flour (cornstarch:sugar powder = 1:1)

How to store:

Keep it in an air-tight container at room temp for 2~3mth. Storing in the fridge may cause it to become soggy.

Useful Tip:

The dough dries out fast, so either keep the dough in a bowl covered with a damp cloth or spray water on the dry dough and roll it out again.

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