3 DAYS IN ADVANCE
Make fondant leaves. Tint 3 oz. fondant
moss green. Knead teaspoon Gum-Tex
into green fondant. Use 9 in. fondant roller
with purple guide rings to roll out fondant
1/8 in. thick. Use narrow lily cutter from gum
paste flower cutter set to cut eight large
leaves. Place under storage board flap until
needed. Cut three lollipop sticks in 2 in.
Work with one leaf at a time. Use fondant
roller to widen stem of leaf to 3/4 in. and
elongate remainder of leaf to 6 in. long x 1/32 in. thick. Press leaf lightly on calla lily
section of flower impression set. Wrap
stem of leaf around 2 in. lollipop stick to
shape, but do not attach. Let dry 2 to 3
days on cornstarch-dusted board. Support
at various points with pieces of crumpled
napkin to create natural looking curves.
Repeat for remaining large leaves. Reserve
Use reserved fondant to make eight small
leaves. Follow directions above but thin to
only 4 in. long with stem, 3/4 in. wide.