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Bird Cage Cake Tutorial | CakeFlix
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy Cake Decorating | Cakeflix - Beginner Level Courses
HD Lessons: 6
Decorating time: 6 Hours
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1. Icing the Cake

Icing this shape isn’t one of the more tricky things that you will do in cake decorating. It takes a bit of confidence which usually comes with practice to master this technique, but once achieved it opens up a whole new range of designs with that WOW factor.


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2. Making the Side Bands

Paul talks you through making the decorative side bands using some impression trim cutters, you could also add to this using the stitching tool or some texture impression sheets.


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3. Adding the Bars

Lesson 3 covers the creation of the bird cage bars, Paul shows how to ensure each bar is equal thickness and how to attach the bars to give a great 3D effect to add depth to the cake.


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4. Adding the Top Piece

Adding the top piece to the cake really finishes off the design, the top section is first built up with some sugarpaste then Paul uses a Karen Davies Brooch mould to create the beautiful top piece and finishes off with a hanger hoop.


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5. Other Ideas

Other Ideas for the cake include colour changes and the possibility of a tiered cake version of the bird cage. Paul also mentions how nice the cake would look with fresh flowers, especially if being used as a wedding cake.


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6. Pro Lesson

The Pro Lesson covers costs for ingredients, realistic creation times when selling the cake and also what to charge when selling the cake.


Learn to create this beautiful vintage Bird Cage Cake Tutorial | CakeFlix with a striking simplicity yet distinct shape and design, this cake is guaranteed to add a touch of elegance to any Birthday or Wedding.

Once you have mastered the skills in the Bird Cage Cake Tutorial | CakeFlix you can tackle a number of different designs.

Bird Cage Cake Designs

Bird cage cakes are a beautiful and unique way to celebrate a special occasion. They can be made in a variety of sizes and styles, from small, single-tier cakes to large, multi-tiered cakes.

Here are some of the most popular bird cage cake designs:

  • Classic Bird Cage Cakes:

    These cakes feature a simple, elegant design, with a round or square cake base and a metal or plastic bird cage on top. The bird cage can be decorated with flowers, ribbons, or other embellishments.

  • Whimsical Bird Cage Cakes:

    These cakes are perfect for a more playful or whimsical celebration. They often feature bright colors, fun shapes, and whimsical decorations, such as birds, butterflies, or flowers.

  • Rustic Bird Cage Cakes:

    These cakes have a more natural, rustic look. They are often made with organic materials, such as wood, twine, and burlap. Rustic bird cage cakes are perfect for a country-themed wedding or party.

  • Modern Bird Cage Cakes:

    These cakes are sleek and stylish, with a modern design aesthetic. They often feature clean lines, geometric shapes, and metallic accents. Modern bird cage cakes are perfect for a contemporary wedding or party.

No matter what your style, there is a bird cage cake design that is perfect for you. With a little creativity, you can create a beautiful and unique cake that will be the centerpiece of your special occasion.

Don’t forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Paul and the rest of the CakeFlix Family 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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