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Cupcake Tower | Cakeflix – Online Cake Decorating Courses
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy Cake Decorating | Cakeflix - Beginner Level Courses
HD Lessons: 10
Decorating time: 4-8 Hours
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1. The Boards

Using very simple designs, covering the boards well is worth the effort as they help to show the cupcakes off to their very best. Paul uses two designs and alternates these across tiers.

 

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2. Making the Flowers

Using the five petal rose cutter and large blossom cutter, you’ll learn how to create some great designs using simple techniques.

 

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3. Covering the Cupcakes - Part 1

Getting the domed shapes consistent can be a bit of a challenge, but you’ll see how Paul manages it and gives the cupcakes the moisture to make sure they taste as good as they look.

 

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4. Covering the Cupcakes - Part 2

Getting the domed shapes consistent can be a bit of a challenge, but you’ll see how Paul manages it and gives the cupcakes the moisture to make sure they taste as good as they look.

 

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5. Finishing the Cupcakes

Bringing the decorations together and decorating with silver balls gives the display that WOW factor with very little effort.

 

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6. Stacking the Cupcakes - Part 1

This is where you get to see the results of all your efforts. There are a number of ways to stack the tower but Paul uses standard cake pillars, but offers alternatives if you are looking to

 

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7. Stacking the Cupcakes - Part 2

This is where you get to see the results of all your efforts. There are a number of ways to stack the tower but Paul uses standard cake pillars, but offers alternatives if you are looking to bling it up a bit. Remember to keep the best cupcakes to the front!

 

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8. Finishing off the Tower

A ribbon and bow is all you need to finish off the cupcake tower, Paul gives a quick refresh on how to do this and make this tower have the wow factor!

 

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9. Other Ideas

Paul talks through the different options and ideas to give the cupcake tower your own personal touch.

 

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10. Pro Lesson

It’s business time in this weeks pro lesson covering the costs involved and the ideal time-scale to make the cupcake tower.

 

Learn to make this fantastic Cupcake Tower, complete with decorated cake boards and ideas for several different designs this is a versatile design which is great for Birthdays, Weddings, Anniversaries and more!

Cupcake Towers: A Sweet and Stylish Wedding Cake Alternative

Cupcake towers have become a popular and trendy alternative to traditional wedding cakes. They offer several unique benefits that make them an attractive choice for couples looking for a modern and fun way to serve dessert on their special day.

  1. Versatility and Customization:

  • Cupcake towers allow for greater customization and flexibility in terms of flavors, designs, and decorations.
  • Each cupcake can be individually decorated to reflect a different theme or color scheme, adding a personal touch to the dessert table.
  1. Ease of Serving and Portion Control:

  • Cupcakes towers are easy to serve and portion control.
  • Guests can simply grab a cupcake of their choice without the need for cutting or plating.
  • This setup reduces wastage and allows guests to enjoy their favorite flavors without overindulging.
  1. Visual Appeal:

  • Cupcake towers are visually appealing and make a stunning centerpiece for the dessert table.
  • The height and tiered arrangement of the cupcakes create a dramatic and eye-catching display.
  • They can be decorated with ribbons, flowers, or other embellishments to match the wedding theme.
  1. Practicality and Convenience:

  • Cupcake towers are more practical and convenient for guests, especially those with dietary restrictions.
  • Guests can easily choose cupcakes that are gluten-free, dairy-free, or have other special dietary requirements.
  • They can also take their cupcakes home, eliminating the need for leftover cake storage and preservation.
  1. Cost-Effective:

  • Cupcake towers can be more cost-effective than traditional wedding cakes.
  • They require less labor and materials to create, and the individual cupcake portions allow for better budget control.
  1. Interactive and Fun Element:

  • Cupcake towers encourage guests to interact with the dessert table and make their own selections.
  • This can create a fun and lively atmosphere, adding a memorable touch to the wedding reception.

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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.  
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