Basic Sugarpaste Skills Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Basic Sugarpaste Skills
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy
HD Lessons: 4
Decorating time: 30 mins
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1. Basic Sugarpaste Skills - A Ball

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2. Basic Sugarpaste Skills - A Cone

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3. Basic Sugarpaste Skills - A Sausage

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4. Basic Sugarpaste Skills - Mixing Two Sugarpastes Together

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. They might look easy but Paul makes sure you master these fundamentals in this free course, before moving on to the more advanced skills.


  • Sugarpaste
  • Icing sugar



  • Sharp knife


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.  


  1. Christina

    This is a great idea, just like having a personal one to one lesson. Love it!

  2. claireabellabird

    Just wanted to say Thank You for these free tuition videos. They are without doubt invaluable to those just starting out. I don’t have masses of knowledge so these basic videos are incredibly helpful. Many thanks.

    • Danielle

      Hi Nikkie,

      Thank you for the great feedback! We are so happy that you are enjoying the tutorials! If we can help you with anything then please do not hesitate to contact me at [email protected]
      Thanks! D xx

  3. navio

    All I can say is big thank u I’m new to all and I’m learning a lot all ready telling my friend about it

    • Danielle

      Hi Navio,

      Thank you so much for getting in touch. We are so happy that you are enjoying the tutorials! If there is anything else we can do for you please do not hesitate to get in contact with us at [email protected] xx

  4. Awright

    Please can you show some more shapes like bears and men and women, babies etc. this is great btw. X

    • Danielle

      Hi Marzuqah,

      Thank you for the lovely feedback, glad you came across our site and are enjoying it!! x

    • Danielle

      Hi Citra, I am sorry I am not sure I understand, can you please explain what you mean.
      Many thanks, D x

    • Danielle

      Thank you for the feedback Lizzy! I hope you enjoy the rest of the tutorials:)
      Danielle x

  5. shara

    Thankyou for all free lessons, I’m disabled but love cake decorating it’s very challenging for me but pauls lesson really help to make decorating easier fotr me so thankyou to you all.

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