- Take some Satin Ice gum paste and color it with the Chestnut gel color. Aim for a light color, as you will paint over it afterwards.
- Roll a smooth ball and then shape into a sausage.
- Cut 2 pieces the same length and width to shape the rabbit's feet - using your craft knife shape the toes.
- Coat toothpick in edible glue and insert through each foot.
- Roll a large smooth ball and shape into a cone to create the rabbit's body. Mark the hips with the back of a paintbrush.
- Insert the body into the toothpicks of the feet once they have dried. Make the fur by using the Dresden tool.
- Color some gum paste blue and roll out a large piece - cut into a rectangle.
- Wrap the blue piece around the body of the rabbit (this is the rabbit's overcoat). To decide the width and length of the overcoat - cut into shape by rounding the top edges.
- Apply edible glue and attach overcoat to the body.
- Make 2 small pockets and glue to the overcoat. Insert toothpick through the rabbit's body - this will help to support the head.
- Take some chestnut colored paste and roll a sausage - cut in half and shape the ears. Insert toothpicks into the ears and let dry.
- Roll a blue sausage and cut in half - shape the arms. Indent one end of the arms so you can insert the hands later.
To shape the head:
- Roll a smooth ball and mark the eye sockets - mark the nose and mouth. Shape the mouth and press 4 mm black beads for the eyes.
- Attach the head to the body and insert ears. Let dry.
- Prepare mixture of clear alcohol and chestnut color to paint the rabbit. Place 2 white dots on the eyes.
- Create the radish. Form the rabbit's hands and attach using edible glue.
- Place the finished Peter Rabbit on top of the cake - Happy Easter!