Daisy wedding cupcakes in beautiful shades of pale pink, peach and yellow. How to make gum paste daisies? According to Marian at Sweetopia, they are pretty simple to make! She recommends a combination of gum paste (holds the shape) and fondant (less expensive and tastes better) to make the best and most detailed daisy cupcakes. An easy-to-use Wilton Gum Paste Flowers Set will make small and large daisies as well as roses, apple blossoms, pansies, carnations, and several styles of leaves.