Christmas Baubles Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Christmas Baubles
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy Cake Decorating | Cakeflix - Beginner Level Courses
HD Lessons: 12
Decorating time: 1.5 hours
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Highlights from the Christmas Bauble Live cake tutorial!

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1. Carving the cakes

In this lesson Paul shows you how to carve a cake into a ball shape.

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2. Ganaching the cakes

Paul and Natalie ganache their cakes using the new Gold Quinton Chocolate ganache.

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3. Covering the cakes

Paul and Natalie cover their cakes all while answering questions from the live Q&A.

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4. Lesson 4- Painting the cakes

Paul gives his cake a lovely golden gloss finish whilst Natalie covers her Bauble cake in red paste.

NOTE: Paul uses Barco paint here, but later realises that it’s not to be added to the edible part of the cake. He later recommends using Antique Gold by Fractal.

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5. Making the rose part 1

Learn how to make a rose flower using Natalie’s Rapid Rose technique!

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6. Making the rose part 2

Natalie finishes off her Rose flower and places it on the golden gloss Bauble.

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7. Adding the design part 1

Time to start decorating the Baubles with wonderful festive patterns using royal icing!

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8. Adding the design part 2

In this lesson Natalie and Paul continue to style their baubles with the festive spirit.

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9. Finishing touches

In the final lesson Paul and Natalie bring everything together by moving their cakes to a cake board.

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10. Other Ideas

After the show has finished Paul has time to reflect and offer some other ideas.

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11. Pro Lesson

Paul offers some guidance on price and other business related matters.

Christmas Baubles Cake Tutorial with Paul Bradford & Natalie Porter

Learn how to make these wonderful Christmas Bauble cakes with the talented Natalie Porter (accompanied by Paul Bradford) Filmed live in the CakeFlix studio, this raw, unedited live show teaches you how to make this wonderful design from scratch.

In the following tutorial you will learn how to:

  • Create Rapid Rose courtesy of Natalie Porter
  • Cover and ganache spherical cakes
  • Paint to give a gloss finish
  • and much, much more

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

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