Avalanche Roses Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Avalanche Roses
with Ashwini Sarabhai
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 22
Decorating time: 5 hours
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Watch Ashwini make her beautiful roses in just one minute!

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1. Colouring Gumpaste

In this lesson, Ashwini shows how to colour the gumpaste to a pretty peach colour.

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2. Rose Base

In this lesson, Ashwini shows us how to prepare the base for the rose.

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3. Petal Layer 1 & 2

Ashwini now starts making and attaching the first and second layer of petals to the base.

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4. Petal Layer 3

In this lesson, Ashwini shows how dust the earlier petals and how to create petals for Layer 3.

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5. Petal Layer 4

Here we see how to dust the earlier layers attached and to create the layer 4 petals and attach them.

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6. Petal Layer 5

Ashwini now creates and attaches Petal layer 5, dusting them as she works.

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7. Petal Layer 6

Here we see how to dust the earlier layers attached and to create the layer 6 petals.

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8. Petal Layer 7

In this lesson, Ashwini now creates Petal layer 7.

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9. Attaching Petals Layer 6

Here, Ashwini shows how to attach the semi-dried Layer 6 petals to the flower. 

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10. Petal Layer 8

In this lesson, Ashwini now creates Petal layer 8.

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11. Attaching Petals Layer 7

Here, Ashwini shows how to attach the semi-dried Layer 7 petals to the flower. 

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12. Attaching Petals Layer 8

Here, Ashwini shows how to attach the semi dried Layer 8 petals to the flower. This is the last Petal layer on this flower.

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13. Leaves

Ashwini now shows how to make Leaves for the Rose.

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14. Making Calyx and Stem

Ashwini now works on the Calyx and the stem for the flower.

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15. Dusting Leaves & Glazing

Here we see how to dust the leaves using multiple shades of green and also how to glaze them to get a perfect shine.

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16. Buds

We now work on the buds for the Rose.

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17. Dusting Calyx

Ashwini now dusts the calyx and stem for the bud and the flower.

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18. Final Touches and Assembly

Here Ashwini shows us how to give finishing touches to the flower to make it look real. She also shows how to assemble all the elements – leaves, bud & flower together.

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19. Other Ideas

Ashwini shares some other ideas for these flowers.

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20. PRO Lesson

Everything a Pro needs to know about pricing and more details for these flowers.

Avalanche Roses Sugar Flower Tutorial by Ashwini Sarabhai

There are numerous varieties of Roses, each one beautiful in its own way. In this tutorial, renowned Cake and Sugar Flower Artist, Ashwini Sarabhai, will show us how to make the Queen of Roses, the Avalanche Rose using gumpaste.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Make the Avalanche Rose base
  • Work on Petals with perfect and detailed dusting with petal dusts to give a realistic look to the flower
  • Make the Bud, Calyx and Leaves for the Rose
  • Assemble all elements together
  • and lots, lots more

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Ashwini Sarabhai

Ashwini Sarabhai

An award winning cake artist, Ashwini, is the name behind “The Dream Cakes”. She has been working on Cake Art for more than a decade and her style of decorating cakes is unique and has been acknowledged across the globe.   She is an Approved Teacher by the prestigious International Cake Exploration Society, ICES An innovator, she is the Pioneer to have started India’s first Online Cake Academy in 2012 and since then she has trained thousands of students in Virtual demonstrations and workshops. Apart from her own academy, The Dream Cakes, Ashwini’s Tutorials have also been featured and are a part of the Cakeflix and Sugar Street Studios – Cake Decorating Academies in the UK. Along with this, she has also held classes and demonstrations at various Cake shows.   She was also instrumental in launching Sugar Magazine, India’s first cake art magazine to showcase and promote the immense talent in India. She has been awarded the Top 10 Cake Artist in India by Cake Masters Magazine, UK for 2 years in a row, 2017 and 2018.   Ashwini was also the finalist in the prestigious Cake Masters Magazine Awards 2018 and 2019, aka Cake Oscars, in the Sugar Flowers Category.   She has been on the judging panel for Cake awards and competitions across the globe (Indian Cake Awards, Top 100 India Homebakers Awards, ByBora International Online Competition and many more ). She has been featured in many National/International magazines, newspapers and TV Shows. Ashwini was a part of the team of Artists to work on the Incredible India Welcome display at Cake International, Birmingham, UK - 2019.   Diversifying and making use of her experience and knowledge, she has entered the product manufacturing segment and has successfully launched a first of its kind in the world, unique and versatile product named ShineLine. This is a ready to use metallic piping gel which aims at making work easy and brilliant for a cake decorator.
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