Hanging Bird House Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Hanging Bird House
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 11
Decorating time: 5 hours
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Watch Paul make his Hanging Bird House cake in just one minute!

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Watch some hand-picked highlights from the full tutorial.

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1. Building the house

In this lesson, Paul goes over the design for the structure and how to build it.

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2. Carving and ganaching

Now it’s time to add the cake to the structure and start carving and ganching the shape.

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3. Icing the cake

Now, Paul shows you how to ice the cake in pannels.

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4. Making the roof

Paul shows you a simple technique to making an effective oof!

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5. Adding detail

Now it’s time to add the door, windows and more texture to the cake.

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6. Painting the cake

Using Paul’s new collection of colour dusts, Paul pants the cake.

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7. Finishing touches

Paul adds some finishing touches to the cake.

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8. Other Ideas

In this lesson, Paul shares some other ideas to use on your own designs.

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9. PRO Lesson

In this lesson, Paul talks about pricing and selling a cake like this.

Hanging Bird House Cake Tutorial by Paul Bradford

Join multi-award winning Paul Bradford in making this lovely little hanging bird house cake! Paul later goes to hang it in the garden and could so easily be mistaken for the real thing.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Make a simple wooden frame
  • Create a simple wood effect
  • Paint and shadow the cake
  • Hang a cake on a tree
  • and lots, lots 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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