Bride and Groom Wedding Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial


Take a look at some of the highlights and most vital parts of this tutorial.

1. Making the Groom’s Legs and Shoes

In this lesson, Paul explains how to make the groom’s legs and shoes and throws in a few useful tips along the way.

2. Shaping the Groom’s Body

This is where you will learn how to shape and mould the groom’s body to get the right proportions. A bit of poetic license is allowed here!

3. Making the Waistcoat and Tie

Detail is everything so in this lesson Paul explains how to create and pattern the groom’s waistcoat and tie. Only a very small piece will be showing in the final model, but it’s the little details that count.

4. Adding the Jacket

The jacket can be a tricky detail to get right so Paul explains his thought process and techniques to dress the groom in this very smart jacket.

5. Adding the Arms

The model is now beginning to take shape as Paul adds the arms and provides some nice little tips when creating the hands.

6. Making the face

In this lesson you’ll learn how to shape, mould and model the groom’s face with some simple, but effective, techniques.

7. Facial details

We now learn how to add the intricate details to face of the groom to bring him to life.

8. Lesson 8 - Hair and facial hair

In this lesson, Paul shows us how to add the grooms hair and facial hair adding a very contemporary look the overall design. You’ll find the shell tool comes in handy at this stage.

9. The bride's dress part 1

Paul starts off the construction of the dress by making a cone of sugarpaste which he then wraps with sections frilled sugarpaste.

10. The brides dress pt 2

Paul finishes adding the frills to the dress and then show us how to create the top half of the dress as well as the neck and shoulders.

11. Finishing the bride's dress

Paul adds a lovely belt and large fabric style flower all from some white sugarpaste and then brings it all to life with some lovely edible dust.

12. Transferring The Models

In this lesson, Paul shows you how to transfer the models onto your cake and create the bride’s arms.

13. Making the bride’s head

Paul now shows us how to mould the brides head.

14. Painting the bride’s eyes

In this lesson, we learn how to add the eyes to our model.

15. Finishing touches

In this lesson, Paul shows us how to add the hair using a simple but effective technique.

16. Other Ideas

Paul looks at some rather intriguing other ideas you could create using the techniques and skills learned in this tutorial.

17. Pro Lesson

In the Pro lesson we look at how much you can expect to charge for a cake like this.

A Bride and Groom Wedding Cake Topper...

In this lesson, Paul teaches you how to make this cute Bride and Groom Wedding Cake Topper. Perfect for weddings and with much room for interpretation. This tutorial is sure to add some important skills to your cake making locker.

In this lesson, you will learn how to...

  • Create and design edible clothing
  • Shape a variety of different body parts using sugarpaste
  • Add details and expressions to faces
  • Work with edible paint
  • and much, much more

Don't forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Paul and rest of the CakeFlix community on our Facebook group.

Who knows? You may even end up featured in one of our monthly members' cake blogs.

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  • 6” Round by 2” deep dummy
  • 8” Round cake drum
  • 300g white sugarpaste
  • 100g grey Sarancino modelling paste
  • 100g flesh Sarancino modelling paste
  • 100g white Sarancino modelling paste
  • 30g blonde Sarancino modelling paste
  • 20g brown Sarancino modelling paste
  • 20g black Sarancino modelling paste
  • 10g fuschia Sarancino modelling paste
  • 5g dark green Sarancino modelling paste
  • White powder dust
  • Black powder dust
  • Brown powder dust
  • Blue powder dust
  • Rose powder dust
  • Pink lustre dust
  • Snowflake lustre dust
  • Corn flour
  • 4 bamboo skewers
  • Edible glue
  • Cocktail sticks
  • High Percentage Alcohol


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. Vicmister

    Fab tutorial, I sat with my daughter from start to finish and she watched me make the cake toppers, i got the thumbs up from my 10 year old, Thanks Paul loved this one

  2. Shipra Srivastava

    Hi , Paul and David .. this tutorial looks so cute. I want to make similar bride and groom so watched the tutorial , yesterday, but faced some problem and couldn’t watch the complete tutorial .I think there is some problem in the video upload .Problem started from the end of lesson 4( where the jacket part is cut )and from lesson 11 till 17 ,the video starts and then just jumps to the end .. which has never happened before .Could you please check,is it just me facing this problem?? Thanks

  3. Chris Foster

    Hi there-I so enjoyed this lesson until the gap appeared in lesson 4. Paul is putting on the first part of the jacket and apparently the editor did us NO FAVORS because the detail of the jacket is GONE!! Will this be fixed?? I would soooo love to see it completed. I don’t know much about jackets and such being female, so I need all the help I can get!!!

    • David Brice

      We recently changed video hosts and looks like something happened with Lesson 4 where only the first 4 mins (of 12:49) transferred. We’ve gone to the backup and restored the whole Lesson which is now live.
      On another note, I tried to keep you up to date on a personal level but your membership email address kept bouncing back. Please get in touch at [email protected]m to ensure that we have the correct address so we can keep you up to date with latest tutorials and changes such as our news about changing video hosts.
      Sorry for any inconvenience, but please get if you have any questions at all.
      Kind regards

  4. dawnj.lloyd

    Hi there. Great tutorial but There is most of 12 missing. It only plays for a minutes and omits the tranferring and brides arms.

    • David Brice

      Sorry about that, looks like our backup file is corrupt too. We have the original footage so will get this re-edited and uploaded asap.
      Thanks for letting us know and my apologises for the inconvenience.


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