Chocolate Shard Wedding Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Chocolate Shard Wedding
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 11
Decorating time: Half a day
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Bite Sized

Watch Paul make the Chocolate Shard Wedding Cake in just one minute!

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Hand-picked clips from the full course for those in a hurry!

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1. Ganaching the cake

In this lesson, you’ll see Paul ganache layer and ganache his cake in fast forward. If you would like to watch a more detailed lesson on how to ganache a cake go here: Chocolate Royale Wedding Cake

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2. Stacking the cake

in this lesson, Paul shows you how to stack the cakes using dowels and how to hide any gaps.

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3. How to temper chocolate

Tempering chocolate can be a difficult process, the trick is to be patient… unlike Paul!

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4. How to temper part 2

Paul makes a little booboo so you don’t have to! The outcome: perfectly tempered chocolate ready to be put on the cake.

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5. Bottom tier decoration

There are so many way to decorate the cake with the chocolate shards. In this lesson, Paul shows you a basic technique with a great result.

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6. Top tier decoration

In tis lesson, you will learn how to align the sugarpaste strips on the top tier

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7. Adding the flowers

How to make beautiful flowers on a budget! (you would never know!)

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8. Other Ideas

Paul shares some other ideas for you to use on your cakes.

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9. PRO Lesson

in this lesson, Paul prices the cake and gives some insider tips for selling.

Chocolate Shard Wedding Cake

Learn how to make this beautiful Chocolate Shard wedding cake with multi-award winning Paul Bradford. This is a great wedding cake to make on a budget, especially in these trying times.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Temper chocolate
  • Arrange silk flowers
  • Stack cakes
  • Use different design ideas
  • and much, much more

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