How to make a golden pear place setting

Use edible golden leaf and you can eat the pears with a cheese course!

How to make a golden pear place setting
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You Will Need

  • Pears (1 per person)
  • Edible gold leaf sheets
  • Water
  • Paintbrush
  • Gift tags
  • Twine or cord

Step 1

Golden pear table decorations step 1

Use a paintbrush to dampen each pear with water, this will ensures the gold leaf sticks. Be careful when handling the gold leaf as it is extremely delicate, tear off pieces ready to apply.

Step 2

Golden pear table decorations step 2

Press the gold leaf over the pear and smooth it down. Once dry, you can use a dry paintbrush to brush off any excess gold leaf. To finish, tie a name tag to the stalk of the pear (we used a faux leather cord).

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This article was first published in In The Moment Magazine issue 19. Discover our latest subscription offers or order a back issue.