Chocolate Royale Wedding Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Chocolate Royale Wedding
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 12
Decorating time: 5 hours
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1. Layering the cake

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to layer a cake using yummy milk chocolate ganache and a secret ingredient… baileys! Shhh…

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2. Ganaching the cake

Next, Paul shows you how to cover the cake in dark chocolate ganache and get a nice, smooth and sharp finish. Then Paul shows you how to achieve a lovely two-tone effect using the milk chocolate ganache.

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3. Smoothing

Next, Paul shows you how to add some extra smoothness to your ganached cake using a pastry brush and some hot water!

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4. Covering the board

Very quick and simple, Paul covers the visible edge of the board using ganache and uses the metal scraper for a smooth finish.

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5. Stacking

In this lesson, you will learn how to stack the cakes using dowels and how to perfectly balance your cakes using a spirit level.

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6. Making the decorations

In this lesson, Paul uses a variety of moulds to create the beautiful gold pattern you see spanning across each tier.

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7. Adding the decorations

Now that we have all the decorations ready, its time to add them to the cake!

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8. Finishing touches

To give the cake that finished look, Paul creates a beautiful arrangement of flowers and berries on the bottom two tiers.

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9. Other Ideas

in this lesson, Paul shares some other ideas you can use to spice up your own design.

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10. PRO Lesson

In the PRO Lesson, Paul gives useful hints and tips for distributing your cakes for profit.

Chocolate Royale Wedding Cake Tutorial

Learn how to make this magnificent chocolate royale wedding cake with multi-award-winning Paul Bradford!

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Stack a double-barrelled cake
  • Create a unique ganache effect using dark and milk chocolate
  • Use moulds to create a gilded gold pattern
  • Arrange flowers and berries on a cake
  • and much, much more

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