Box Explosion Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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1. Intro and Hearts and Stars

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2. Covering the Cake

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3. Adding the Stripes

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4. Covering the Top Tier

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5. Stacking and Decoration

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6. Adding Hearts and Stars

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7. Finishing Touches

Let Paul take you through every step to show you how to make this eye catching cake.

It’s a great cake to start with as you will engage in a number of techniques used by cake decorators time after time like covering the cake, covering the board, stacking cakes, making easy decorations and applying the all important finishing touches.

The cake is broken down into 7 Lessons ranging from 3 mins to 18 mins. It is assumed that by the time you watch this video that you will be able to layer a cake with ganache.

To view the lesson click the Course Lessons tab above and go through each lesson. What you’ll need can be seen view the Tools and Ingredients tabs below the lessons.

Click here for printable tools and ingredients list

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  • 8″+6″ Round Cakes
  • 12″ Round cake drum
  • 750g Ganache
  • 6″ Round card
  • 1.2Kg Purple sugarpaste
  • 920g Hot pink sugarpaste
  • 1Kg Soft green sugarpaste(mix 666g Green with 334g Yellow)
  • 1 meter Black Ribbon 15mm thick
  • 1 meter Hot pink Ribbon 10mm thick
  • 9x 8″ plastic dowels
  • Black food pen
  • Yoghurt carton
  • Dimante strand
  • Edible silver balls
  • Pallet knife
  • Smoothers
  • Prit Stick
  • Scissors
  • Rolling pin
  • Scraper
  • PME Hearts and star cutters
  • Round cutter set
  • 20 gauge wires
  • 24 gauge wires (purple)
  • Sharp knife
  • Measured cutter wheel (knife will do)
  • Ball tool
  • Paint brush
  • Dresden tool
  • Sharp knife
  • Wire cutters
Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

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