Black ‘n’ Gold Wedding Cake

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Black ‘n’ Gold Wedding Cake

with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 9
Decorating time: 1.5 days
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1. marbling the middle tier

In this first lesson Paul explains the design for the cake using a sketch done earlier, then we move straight in to creating the marble effect.

Paul starts with all cakes covered then later shows them stacked.

For guidance on covering and stacking a double barrelled cake check out our COVERING & STACKING tutorial.

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2. bottom tier pattern

Paul uses the extruder gun to make thin strips for the bottom tier pattern then uses a luster dust mixed with alcohol to paint the strips a golden colour.

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3. painting gold on the marble

For this lesson Paul paints a delicate gold outline around the marbled third tier of the cake.

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4. airbrushing top 2 tiers

Paul creates a black ombré effect using the airbrush then applies gold paint using a flicking technique with the brush.

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5. wafer paper flower

For this lesson Paul uses wafer paper to make the petals and leaves for the flower. 

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6. bringing it all together

Time to add the flower to this magnificent cake!

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7. Other ideas

Natalie shares with us some other ideas for this tutorial.

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8. Pro lesson

Everything a Pro needs to know about making and distributing a cake like this.

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9. Highlights

Handpicked clips of all the top moments from this tutorial.

Black 'n' Gold Wedding Cake Tutorial

Learn how to make this fantastically gothic Black 'n' Gold wedding cake with the multi-award winning Paul Bradford. This cake combines a gothic look with a modern twist and plenty of variation, you don't want to give this a miss!

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to...

  • Make wafer paper flowers
  • Airbrush
  • Marble sugarpaste
  • Create a beautiful gold paint effect
  • and much, much more

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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.