Autumn Fall Basket Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Autumn Fall Basket
with Nicholas Lodge
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 10
Decorating time: 8 hours
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Watch Chef Nicholas make his Autumn Fall Basket in just one minute!

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Some hand-picked highlights for those in a hurry.

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1. Basket part 1

The first stages of the basket are shown with lots of discussion on variations.

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2. Basket part 2

Completion of basket and handle, variations, colouring and finishing touches.

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3. Pumpkins

How to create adorable pumpkins and learn various options on creating the shape, stems and coloring.

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4. Bittersweet

Learn how to create these beautiful Bittersweet berries in various stages of maturity and how to create life like branches.

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5. Autumn foliage

Learn how to create fabulous fall foliage and various variations are shown and discussed.

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6. Finishing the basket

Watch how to create accent twigs and ribbon loops then how to artfully arrange the elements into the finished basket.

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7. Other Ideas

During this part, Mouse Tail Grasses will be shown to add an extra wow factor to the finished basket.

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8. PRO Lesson

Chef Nicholas will discuss the pricing and price break down of sugar flowers including individual pricing, surcharges, and arrangement fees.

Autumn Fall Basket Cake

During this tutorial, you will learn how to create a basket cake topper with several variations, followed by how to create some beautiful fall autumn elements to fill the basket, including pumpkins, bittersweet, fall foliage and how to arrange the elements into the basket including wire twigs and ribbons.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Create a basket style topper suitable for any wedding or celebration cake and can be created for different seasons
  • Create some beautiful fall/autumn elements
  • Create life-like colouring and details
  • Arrange sugar flowers in a basket-type arrangement
  • and much, much more

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Nicholas Lodge

Nicholas Lodge

Chef Nicholas Lodge is a pastry chef, master cake artist, author and instructor. He is the co-owner of the Atlanta-based International Sugar Art Collection, a retail gallery and school teaching all levels of cake decorating and sugar arts. He is best known for creating botanically correct gum paste flowers. Check out more on one of the industry's leading artists at:
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