Free Vanilla Sponge Cake (4 videos)

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Free Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe Tutorial
In this free Vanilla sponge cake recipe tutorial, Paul Bradford shows you his method to baking a luxurious and tasty vanilla sponge cake!

This cake is ideal for buttercream decorations, which compliment the light sponge. If you are after a different recipe then check out the extensive LIBRARY of over 1,300 cake decorating and baking tutorials on CakeFlix.

Amongst the baking tutorials you'll find a delicious red velvet, moist chocolate cake, lemon and poppy seed, carrot cake and much much more.…

Free Cupcake Baking and Decorating Tutorial (2 videos)

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Free Cupcake Baking and Decorating Tutorial
In this tutorial, Paul Bradford gives you this Free Cupcake Baking and Decorating recipe and baking instructions. If you are looking to make some beautiful little cupcakes that are perfect for any occasion, then this tutorial will guide you through step by step. These cupcakes are very quick and easy to make and decorate, perfect for anyone starting out on their baking journey, but also delicious and firm to decorate for the more experienced baker and cake decorator.

Check out the full range of Baking tutorials which are among over 1,300 cake decorating and baking tutorials available on CakeFlix.…

Free Chocolate Cake (4 videos)

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Free Chocolate Cake Recipe and Baking Tutorial
This Chocolate Cake is a very easy simple recipe, but tastes delicious. If you are new to baking and want an easy to make chocolate cake then this is the recipe for you. Check out the tabs below for the tools and ingredient lists, but if you need a different sized cake then check out our Cake Recipe Re-Sizing Calculator.

Baking is obviously a very important part of cake decorating and you can’t just set about decorating any type of cake. Some cakes are much better for stacking and carving than others, especially when it comes to some of the novelty cakes. Luckily, if you are looking for something a little more sturdy then Paul’s Famous Firm and Moist Chocolate Cake recipe comes highly recommended! It’s perfect for carving and it tastes amazing.…

Paul's Firm and Moist Chocolate Cake Recipe (7 videos)

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Baking is obviously a very important part of cake decorating and you can’t just set about decorating any type of cake. Some cakes are much better for stacking and carving than others, especially when it comes to some of the novelty cakes.

Mum's Lemon Poppy Seed (5 videos)

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Learn how to make a tasty lemon and poppy seed cake...
Learn how to make a lemon poppy seed cake with Paul Bradford using his mum's secret recipe. A beautiful tasting cake to add to your recipe book, this is a great tutorial to learn for any budding bakers!

In the following cake tutorial you will learn how to:

Bake with lemon and rind juice
Line and correctly fill baking tins
Test a bake
Make luxury lemon topping
and much, much more

Read why lemon cake is the nation's favourite!

Don't forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Paul and the rest of the CakeFlix community on our Facebook group.

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Free Rainbow Sprinkles (5 videos)

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Free Rainbow Sprinkles Cake Tutorial
This timeless design would light up any celebration.  The colours can easily be adapted to suit the celebration. In this free Rainbow Sprinkles cake tutorial you will learn not only how to make this cake, but Paul throws in lots of extra hints and tips along the way.

To start, you will need 5x 6" round cakes at 1" depth. There are plenty of recipes to choose from in the BAKING section. If you need to change the sizes of any of the recipes provided please use our Cake Recipe Re-Sizing Calculator.

You will then learn how to make smooth buttercream before going on to properly layer a stacked cake. Paul then coats the cake in buttercream before adding the sparkle decorations. Finishing with some cute buttercream swirls this has to be the picture post card birthday cake design.

Watch out for the surprise in this design! The inside may not be as it appears from the outside. Intrigued, then you'll have to watch to find out what happens.…

Free Cookies & Cream (6 videos)

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Free Cookies & Cream Cake Tutorial
How can you resist this mouth watering design? This free cookies & cream cake tutorial takes you through every step to creating this design and you'll be amazed at how surprisingly easy it is to achieve such a WOW factor design.

Paul starts by discussing all the delicious ingredients, but don't worry if you don't have everything on the list as this design has plenty of scope to be flexible. To start, you will need 5x 6" round cakes at 1" depth. There are plenty of recipes to choose from in the BAKING section. If you need to change the sizes of any of the recipes provided please use our Cake Recipe Re-Sizing Calculator.

You will then learn how to make smooth buttercream before going on to properly layer a stacked cake. Paul then creates a delicious chocolate ganache for the drip effect and finishes with a range of sweet treats.…

Free Pink Ombre Cake Tutorial (4 videos)

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Free Pink Ombre Cake Tutorial
Ombré is the gradual blending of one shade to another. In this free cake tutorial you will learn how to properly layer the cake, then using shades of pink, construct this amazing design. All our recipes can be re-created in different sizes using our... Cake Recipe Re-Sizing Calculator.

This is a very contemporary ombre cake design is surprisingly easy to achieve, you'll get the hang of it in no time!

It makes for an excellent place to start your cake decorating career or is one that even experienced cake designers will use to create a simple WOW factor effect cake design.

This is part of CakeFlix 7 Day Free Trial where you get access to over 1,300 tutorials from over 100 of the world's top cake artists. There is also a huge community of cake artists and members all eager to help each other in our CakeFlix Family Facebook Group.…

Sunflower Sugar Flower (12 videos)

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Sunflower Tutorial
Learn how to make this beautiful Sunflower with the multi-award winning Paul Bradford. There's just so much to do and learn from this lovely little design.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to...

Make easy leaves
Airbrush
Make sunflower petals and pistil
Arrange a flower on the stem
and much, much more

Don't forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Paul and the rest of the CakeFlix community on our Facebook group.

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Coral Reef (15 videos)

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Coral Reef Cake Tutorial
Learn how to make this coral reef cake with the multi-award winning Paul Bradford. With lots of cool skills and techniques to learn, this is one cake tutorial that will take your cake decorating to new depths.

Inspired by a trip to the coral reef in Australia, this cake is perfect for fans of the sea.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to:

Carve cakes
Make a coral from chocolate
Create a sugar paste coral
gravel & airbrush
And much, much more

Don't forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Paul and the rest of the CakeFlix community on our Facebook group.

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Modern Geometric (10 videos)

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Modern Geometric Cake Tutorial
Watch our easy to follow geometric cake tutorial and learn exactly how to make this wonderful design from Natalie Porter. With lots of amazing skills and techniques to learn, this design is perfect for someone looking for something a little different for their wedding cake.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to:

Make a rapid rose

Create geometric patterns

Arrange sugar flowers

Dust colours
And much, much more

Don't forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Paul and the rest of the CakeFlix community on our Facebook group.

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Frangipani Sugar Flowers (13 videos)

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Frangipani Sugar Flowers cake tutorial
Learn how to make these stunning frangipani sugar flowers with renowned cake decorator Arati Mirji.

Fantastic for summer weddings and an incredibly popular sugar floral design.  In this lesson, Arati will teach you how to make incredibly realistic looking flowers that also taste great! This is certainly one cake tutorial you don't want to miss!

Plenty of valuable techniques to learn in this one...

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to...

Cut and wire realistic petals
Use the correct paste
Dust petals and leaves to achieve a stunning look
Wire the flowers and petals together to achieve a natural finish
and much, much more

Don't forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Paul and the rest of the CakeFlix community on our Facebook group.

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Wafer paper rose Flower (12 videos)

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Learn how to make a David Austin rose out of wafer paper...
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make an incredible David Austin rose out of wafer paper. Perfect for wedding cakes, anniversary cakes, celebratory cakes and much more. This is a beautiful technique to add to your cake decorating arsenal.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to...

Colour edible flowers using a spray bottle
Condition wafer paper
Wire petals
Use edible dust
and much, much more

Don't forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Paul and the rest of the Sugarcraft community on our Facebook group.

Who knows? You may even end up featured in one of our monthly members' cake showcase.

 

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Toffee Cake Recipe (1 videos)

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Baking superstar Mrs Jones is here to teach us how to make her super tasty toffee cake.
The cake has been in high demand for many members of the site and we're certain it's worth the wait!

Clowning About (20 videos)

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Learn how to make a clown cake with Paul Bradford...
In this tutorial, Paul teaches you how to make this balancing clown cake. Always the joker, Paul takes you through a whole host of fantastic techniques in this tutorial which are a great addition to your cake making repertoire.

In this tutorial you will learn how to...

Cover a spherical shape
Make a stand
Cake carve
Brush and broidery
and much, much more

 

Don't forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Paul and rest of the Sugarcraft community on our Facebook group.

Who knows? You may even end up featured in one of our monthly members' cake blogs.

Vintage Teddy Bear (13 videos)

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Learn how to make this vintage teddy bear out of cake!!!
In this week's tutorial, Paul Bradford shows you how to make this vintage teddy bear cake.! So cute you'll be struggling to cut into it!

Full of a host of great tips and techniques, this cake tutorial really lets you use your imagination.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

Create edible flower petals
Use an airbrush effectively
Cake carve
Make fur using piping techniques
and much, much more

Don't forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Paul and rest of the Sugarcraft community on our Facebook group.

Who knows? You may even end up featured in one of our monthly members' cake blogs.…

Antique French Wedding (15 videos)

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Join Paul Bradford as he teaches you how to make this elegant Antique French Wedding Cake!
In this week's tutorial, Paul shows you how to make a beautiful French-inspired wedding cake.

This is a stunning cake that has endless design possibilities so let your imagination flow and watch our "other ideas" lesson to find out what else you could make with the skills learned.

In this lesson you will learn:

How to cover a square cake
Cake stacking
Working with ganache
Working with molds
Edible paint-work
Making edible flowers
and much much more!

Don't forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Paul and the rest of the Sugarcraft community on our Facebook group.

Who knows? You may even end up featured in one of our monthly members' cake blogs.…

Baking a Madeira (3 videos)

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Award winning baker Mrs Jones is here to teach us how to bake a wonderful Madeira cake. Baking the perfect Madeira cake can be quite tricky but Mrs Jones will show you how to bake it stress-free and get it right every time.…

Stacking Cakes (6 videos)

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This is one of those subjects that can scare new cake decorators a little. Lifting up perfect cakes and balancing them on top of one another can seem a little daunting.

Covering a Double Barrelled (6 videos)

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In this free tutorial Paul shows us how to cover a tall cake. Paul takes us through each step in great detail covering cutting, ganaching and creating sharp edges with sugarpaste. A must watch for any new cake designer.

Icing Boards (6 videos)

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This is an often under appreciated aspect to cake decorating but getting nicely decorated boards really gives your cake a professional finish and edge on the competition – and it’s pretty easy when you know how!

Basic Sugarpaste Skills (4 videos)

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When it comes to making sugar models and all things sugarcraft, there are a few techniques you will use again and again. Such as rolling out sausages, balls and cones.

Basic Flowers (7 videos)

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Creating amazing sugar flowers is one of those things you might have thought would be too difficult…until now! Take our free course in basic sugar flowers and get the knowledge and confidence needed to start adding beautiful flowers to your cakes.

Easter Cupcakes (4 videos)

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The perfect course for those wanting to make Easter a little more exciting and special, and of course yummy! This is a great course for beginners or to decorate along with the kids.

Spider Cupcake (2 videos)

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The Spider Cupcake is ideal for a quick Halloween treat. With it's gooey red jam filling, it's both delicious and just a little bit gory! With this tutorial, you’ll quickly learn how to create spooky additions to your Halloween party decorations.

Polka Dot Handbag (5 videos)

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This easy to make handbag cake is very striking and has been designed to be made quickly after a bit of practice. It's a great design to learn and with the colours easily interchangeable it can be adapted for any taste.

Box Explosion (7 videos)

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It's a great cake to start with as you will engage in a number of techniques used by cake decorators time after time like covering the cake, covering the board, stacking cakes, making easy decorations and applying the all important finishing touches.

Introduction - Round Bow (7 videos)

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A great cake in itself, but we use the Round Bow cake as our introduction to cake decorating. Here you´ll learn how to neatly cover a cake using ganache, adding sugarpaste decorations and introducing some of Paul´s effective finishing touches.

Sugar Dog (1 videos)

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The Sugar Dog model tutorial is perfect for learning to make a variety of different dog breeds. The skills learnt can easily be adapted to allow for different thickness of coats, change in colour, size and features to create the perfect pup to add to a cake or cupcake.

Pricing your cakes to make a profit (1 videos)

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Learn how to decorate cakes professionally - Pricing your cakes for a profit
In this free taster tutorial, David discusses with you all about pricing your cakes to make a profit.

Running your own cake decorating business can be one of the most satisfying things you can do. However, it's important that you know your margins in order to turn your passion into a profit.
Serious about learning how to decorate cakes professionally?
We offer hundreds of tutorials dealing directly with teaching budding cake decorators how to make a success out of their business alongside over 800 hours worth of multi-award winning cake making tutorials. FIND OUT MORE!