Country Cottage Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Country Cottage
with Rhianydd Webb
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 15
Decorating time: 2 days
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Watch Rhianydd make her beautiful cottage cake in just one minute!

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Some highlights from the full tutorial.

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1. Sculpting the cottage

Every sculpted cake needs a good foundation with a strong cake and supportive ganache coat.

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2. Creating the windows

Learn how to create cute windows made simple using flowerpaste and square cutters.

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3. Plant the tree

Every garden needs a tree. Let’s start from wiring the leaves and finish by adding our branch to the others to create the trunk.

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4. The brickwork

To get that traditional cottage look, we need to create the brickwork. Made easier with an embosser for our sugarpaste.

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5. Thatching the roof

It is a lot easier to thatch a roof when you have sugarpaste and a dresden tool.

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6. Building the garden wall

Don’t shoot me! Watch how I build the garden wall brick by brick and add earth to the ground.

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7. Adding the green

Every garden needs greenery, this is a fantastic quick way for a great effect.

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8. A coat of paint

Even bricks need colour. Let’s paint the walls.

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9. The walls have eyes

The windows of a house are its eyes. Let’s add them to complete the cottage.

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10. The shrubbery

You have guessed it, I have a quick way to add the shrubs too.

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11. Finishing touches

Time to add flowers for that quintessential country cottage look and that all-important tree.

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12. Other Ideas

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13. PRO Lesson

Country Cottage Cake Tutorial

Wouldn’t you want to live in an idyllic little cottage like this? Learn how to create this cake detailed country cottage cake in this week’s tutorial with Rhianydd Webb from Dragons & Daffodils.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Sculpt all the features
  • Ganache a cake
  • Cover with sugarpaste and add all the wonderful textures.
  • Paint the cottage and plant the garden.
  • 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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Rhianydd Webb

Rhianydd Webb

Rhianydd Webb set up Dragons and Daffodils Cakes in July 1999.  A home-based business with the lovely Pantygraigwen Community Centre for classes, based near Pontypridd in Wales.

Rhianydd started off by learning her trade through books, which were her only source of knowledge and inspiration.  Amongst the key artists that she learned from are Alan Dunn, Tombi Peck, The International Sugarcraft Books, Debbie Brown, Lindy Smith  to name just a few.  Since then, I have been very lucky to be able to study Intermediate Cake Decoration and Beginners sugar flowers under the very talented Janet Side and received Distinction for both. I have also attended day courses with Alan Dunn, John Costello, Carlos Lischetti, Mary Presicci and Kim Wiltjer.

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