SUGAR SCROLL for Inscriptions


Learn how to make an old scroll that can be used to include an inscription with a cake.

This week, I show you my way of creating an old, medieval looking scroll which can be used to include a message or inscription with a cake.

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While not everything on this list is absolutely required, these are the things used in this tutorial video. Of course you are welcome to find alternative ways of doing things and we would love to hear if you've discovered an easier method or better tool to achieve good results. Please note that some items may be listed as sets, and it is usually recommended to have full sets, it may not be neccessary. In most cases, only one item from a set is actually used in the tutorial. Please watch the tutorial before purchasing any items to make sure you are not buying anything you don't need.
Tools & Materials
Rolling Pins Shop Online
Medium size
Preferably with no scratches or dents.
Edible Marker Pens Shop Online
With 2 tips (thin and thick)
Gas Torch
Oil Cooking Spray Shop Online
Colour should be as light as possible to prevent discolouration in the fondant or pastillage.
Recipes & Ingredients

A thick sugar paste, similar to gum paste, that can be molded into different shapes and forms. When dried, it is hard and brittle. Unlike gum paste, pastillage dries much quicker and stronger. Made with gelatine, water...[read more]


For colouring


  • lovely effect/finish to a cake, think i would need a stencil to write that nicely, will definitely have to try n make pastillage again as my first time wasn`t very successful, was trying to find a substitute for it since you cant buy it in Ireland

    • Made a little one of these for the beach theme cake im working on at the minuet its not perfect but was mainly so I could put the chocolate inscription onto from your other tutorial ie easy inscriptions, worked a treat. would have posted a picture but cant find where to do this

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