Baby Unicorn Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Baby Unicorn
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy Cake Decorating | Cakeflix - Beginner Level Courses
HD Lessons: 16
Decorating time: 1-2 days
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Bite Sized

Watch Paul make his unicorn cake in just one minute!

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Handpicked highlights from the whole course.

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1. Building the structure

Paul takes you through the steps to making the internal structure to hold your cake firmly in place, the structure is also used for attaching the head but we’ll deal with that later!

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2. Stacking and carving

In this lesson, Paul shows you how to stack your cakes over the threaded metal rod. One the cakes are in place it’s then time to carve the body of our unicorn.

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3. Ganaching and smoothing

In this lesson, Paul applies the ganache to the cake and smoothes it in preparation for being covered.

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4. Covering the cake

Now, Paul shows you how to cover the cake and shape your sugarpaste around the body for a nice smooth finish.

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5. Making the head

Paul shows you how to make the head from a polystyrene block.

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6. Covering the head

Once the head is made all that’s left to do is cover it with sugarpaste and attach to the top of the cake using the threaded rod.

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7. Covering the board

Before we go any further, its time to cover the board!

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8. Adding the hooves

Paul shows you how to cut and apply sugarpaste onto the cake to make the hooves.

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9. Adding facial features

Now it’s getting interesting, here is where you can use your creative flair add a bit of personality to your unicorn!

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10. Making the hair and horn

What would a unicorn be without a horn!

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11. Adding the hair

Paul gives his baby unicorn some bright and colourful hair using sugarpaste.

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12. Finishing touches

Paul uses some dust and sprinkles to add those finishing touches that really make the cake stand out.

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13. Other Ideas

Paul shares some other ideas for your own unicorn cake.

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14. PRO Lesson

In the pro lesson, Paul shares some useful tips and tricks when selling as well as a price and cost breakdown for the cake.

Baby Unicorn Cake

Learn how to make this lovely little baby unicorn cake with multi-award winning Paul Bradford. This cake is perfect for children, christenings and anyone who loves unicorns!

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Make a simple internal structure
  • Carve the cake into shape
  • Cover a cake
  • Make colourful hair and other cute unicorn features
  • 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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Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford´s mission is to ‘Empower people to achieve their cake decorating dreams’ by providing a range of cake decorating courses and online tutorials through their website, which currently teaches 195,000+ students.  
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