Church Cake

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Church Cake

with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Advanced
HD Lessons: 19
Decorating time: 4 - 5 hrs approx
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09:03

1. Preparing the Cakes

Paul preps the cakes, ready to be carved and stacked.
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09:06

2. Cutting out the Pieces

Cutting out the pieces required to scuplt the perfect shape takes time and precision.
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09:05

3. Stacking the Cake

In this lesson, Paul walks you through how to stack the cakes, while always bearing in mind your plans for the cake!
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08:47

4. Building the Entrance Part 1

The entrance to any church is spectacular, so ours shouldn’t be any different. Here, Paul starts to work on the entrance of the building.
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5. Building the Entrance Part 2

Paul continues to works on the entrance to the building.
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6. Building the Entrance Part 3

Paul continues to work on the entrance to the building.
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7. Constructing the Steeple Part 1

The steeple is a focal point of this cake, so it’s best to take your time and get it right.
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8. Constructing the Steeple Part 2

Paul finishes of the steeple, it’s the final part of the construction so have a cup of tea, you’ve earned it!
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9. Making the Flowers Part 1

We begin the flowers in this lesson, this is where the cake really begins to take it’s shape.
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10. Making the Flowers Part 2

Paul continues to add flowers to the cake.
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09:26

11. Making the Hydrangea

The Hydrangea adds a different level to the cake.
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12. Making the Swags

Paul continues the cake by adding some swags.
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13. Making the Bows

Bows are a staple on every cake decorators menu, this lesson is about using your skills to get the most out of your cakes.
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14. Flowers and Hearts

In this lesson, Flowers and Hearts. The cake is really beginning to look special with these additions.
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15. Royal Icing and Pearls

Paul continues the course by adding in some Pearls with Royal Icing.
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16. Finishing Touches Part 1

Paul starts the finishing touches, which always make his cakes stand out from the crowd.
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17. Finishing Touches Part 2

The finishing touches will really separate your cake from the rest, it’s about quality over quantity, sometimes…both!
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18. Other Ideas

We always have plenty of ideas for how to change or develop our courses and we’re sure you do too! Paul talks through a couple of his thoughts, feel free to share yours!
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19. Pro Lesson

Paul adds some further details for all our Pro members.

The Church cake…it’s a big course! So settle down for an evenings viewing with Paul or get yourself prepared to get cracking on our biggest ever course!

This cake combines loads of skills you already have with loads of new tips and tricks from Paul, even if you have no cake decorating experience, you can learn a lot from this one. From the base to the steeple, this course really does have something for everyone.

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.