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Asian Lace

with Danielle Gotheridge
Skill level: Advanced
HD Lessons: 10
Decorating time: 2 Days allowing for drying time
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1. Making the temple and discs

Danielle shows us the benefits of using strong petal paste when making super delicate designs using only a sharp knife. The key here is to make strong one movement cuts.

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2. Making the flowers

In this lesson, Danielle shows us how to create her own star flower creation. She makes these using only sugarpaste which keeps things nice and simple. These are quick and easy to make and also look great.

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3. Making the lace design

Here we learn how to make our very own custom lace designs using everyday cake tools such as piping nozzles, paintbrushes and cutters.

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4. Dusting the lace design

Danielle now adds the final section of lace. She demonstrates how to achieve an interesting finish using two tonnes of dust.

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5. Painting the temple

In this lesson, Danielle shows us how to paint the petal paste temple now that it’s dry. If you are not used to painting the trick is to dilute your paint to make it thin.

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6. Painting the discs

Danielle now paints the discs with a lovely floral design, inspired by her travels around Asia. You can either use her design or create your very own.

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7. Finishing touches

Here Danielle arranges all the decorations on the cake and shows us a great way to make them really pop using some gold dust and a sponge.

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8. Other ideas

Danielle shares some other ideas you can try out during this project. We’re sure you’ve some of your own, and we’d love to see what brilliant alterations you’ve made.

Share your pics with us on our Facebook page.

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9. Pro lesson

In this lesson, Danielle shares some insider information about the cost of make this cake. She also discusses pricing, portions and other vital information for any professional cake designer.

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10. Highlights

Here, we’ve carefully selected the key parts from the entire tutorial and condensed it into an 10 min long video. More than enough to get you started without taking too much time.

Danielle Gotheridge has come to the studio to show us how to make this stunning Asian temple cake. Inspired by Asian culture, this cake is full of vibrant colours and beautiful paintings this is packed full of wonderful techniques using the most basic of tools.
This is an ideal cake design for lovers of Asian styled design and those who appreciate vast colour palettes. This cake is suitable for any special occasion as it can be adapted in numerous ways which Danielle will explain later in the lesson.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to:
  • Create your very own custom made decorations by hand.
  • Efficiently use edible paint.
  • Create various textures with household items.
  • Make edible flowers and much, much more.

We'd love to see your take on the Asian Lace - so make sure you share your photos with us on our Facebook page.

Danielle Gotheridge

Danielle Gotheridge

Multi Award Winner Danielle Gotheridge has been designing wow factor cakes for over 10 years and has taught herself and created techniques for 5 years. Danielle’s fresh approach to edible art has attracted thousands over the years, leading her to produce cakes for many celebrities including Justin Beiber, Pauline Quirk, The Wanted and many more!

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