In the last post we share some ballerina cookies, and in this post I will share how to make a Bowing Ballerina cookie.
In the blog Sweet adventures of Sugarbelle, I found this adorable idea, that I found very practical and much more less complicated than some other ballerinas I have done in the past.
What I like about this design is that there are endless possibilities on how you can decorate this super cute cookie.
My daughter helped me to decorate some of the cookies, she loves to draw and one of her specialties are drawing eyes, something that I found quite complicated, so she did some awesome eyes on this ballerinas, enjoy!!
For these cookies you will need:
* Foolproof recipe, click here
* 3 in flower cookie cutter or 3 in circle cookie cutter, click here
* Mini ornament cookie cutter, click here
* Royal icing, click here
* Masterchef food color in Pink
* Americolor food color in: Ivory, chocolate brown, copper and white, click here
* Edible markers
* Pastry bag with coupler and decorating tip #1 and 2
1) When you have your cookie dough ready, cut out a circle cookie ( or flower ) and an ornament cookie. Bake them at 350•F for 10-13 min. For the small cookies you have to be careful, because they baked faster than the big ones and they can get golden very fast.
2) Prepare medium consistency royal icing in white and brown and pour it in a pastry bag with a decorating tip # 1.5
3) Prepare flooding royal icing and tint some in white, light pink, flesh color with a tiny bit of copper gel and some light and dark brown, and put it in a airtight containers and set a side.
4) Mark your cookie as it shown in the next picture with edible markers ( I love them)and pipe the border of each circle. ( The set of flutter circle cookie cutters are one of my favorite cookie cutters, you can make a lot of designs with them).
Pour out some pink icing in the outer circle and in the center. Let it dry for a little bit. In the middle circle pour some white icing and let it dry. You can add any detail to this part that will be the Tutu.
5) For the face, you will use the ornament cookie, outline the cookie as it shown in the next picture.
6) Fill out the upper part of the cookie with light or dark brown icing and the bottom of the cookie with flesh color icing. Add some texture to the hair using the medium consistency brown icing and you can add some dimension to the tutu using white icing as a trim, let it dry and decorate the face as you wish with edible markers.
* Sometimes I like to use the natural texture of the cookie when I am doing faces.
8) Outline the arms of the ballerina and fill with flesh color icing and let it dry.
As I mentioned in the beginning, you can make multiple designs with this cookie, I just love it!!