Christmas Carousel Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Christmas Carousel
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 15
Decorating time: 1 day
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1. The design

In this lesson, Paul goes over the design elements for the cake.

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2. Making the trees

Paul shows you how to make the trees around the carousel with a mould leave effect.

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3. decorating the towers

Paul shows you how to get the spiral effect around the polystyrene towers.

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4. Adding the towers

Now it’s time to add the towers to the cake using dowels.

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5. Making the houses

In this lesson, Paul explains how to make the cute Christmas houses for the cake.

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6. Designing the tiers

In this lesson, you’ll see how to design the middle tiers of the cake.

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7. Decorating the top tier

Paul adds a little more Christmas bling to the cake.

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8. Making the roof

In this lesson, Paul creates the roof using paper card.

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9. Decorating the roof

Paul adds a final decorative touch  to the roof.

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10. Adding the houses

In this lesson, Paul shows you how to attach the houses to the cake.

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11. Finishing touches

Paul adds some finishing touches to the cake.

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12. Other Ideas

In this lesson, Paul shares some other ideas you can use on your own designs.

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13. PRO Lesson

In this lesson, Paul talks about how to price and sell your cakes.

Christmas Carousel by Paul Bradford

This must be every child’s dream Christmas cake! With the moving parts this really is a design that will get festivities underway with lots of Awes and WOWs.
Watch out for Part 2 where Paul adds some iconic festive models to the Carousel.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • use a electrical turntable within a cake design
  • create a 2D village and forest
  • create the roof and an ornate carousel
  • create stripes and adding bling for that magical finishing touch
  • and lots, lots more

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Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

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