Traditional Sugar Egg

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Traditional Sugar Egg
Ingredients and Supplies
Put 4 teaspoons water into a bowl. Add pink food coloring and dissolve completely. Stir in 2 cups sugar. Mold both parts of egg mold by packing the sugar mixture in the egg mold halves. Immediately place a cardboard on top of the mold and invert mold and cardboard. Lift off mold. When outside of egg parts harden and center is still soft (several hours, or 1/2 hour in 170 degree oven), hollow out hole (flat part of mold) and scrape insides as thin as possible with a sharp knife. Mold base and let set up (several hours). Pipe green royal icing grass with tip #233 in the inside of egg back (egg half without hole). Place sugar lay on bunnies in the royal icing grass. Place pastel imperial "eggs" onto the royal icing grass. Attach front of egg to back of egg with a bead of royal icing. Pipe royal icing onto the top of the egg base and place egg on base. Pipe shell border around egg seam and hole. Attach icing flowers with royal icing and pipe green leaves.
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