Easter Chick – Live Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Easter Chick – Live
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 14
Decorating time: 3 hours
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Highlights from the Easter Chick cake tutorial

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1. Explaining the design

Before we get started Paul goes over the design for the cake, showing the internal structure and how to put it together.

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2. Making it food safe

Paul uses tin foil to make the cake food safe then adds the cake to the structure in preparation for the chicks body.

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3. Carving and ganaching

Next up Paul shows how to carve and ganache a simple cake shape.

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4. Covering the cake and texturing

In this lesson, Paul covers the cake and uses a mat to give the chick some texture.

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5. Adding the head

In this short lesson, Paul moulds the head and adds it to the body before putting on the chicks beak.

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6. Adding the wings

Now our Easter Chick is beginning to take shape as we move on to the wings.

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7. Icing the board

In this lesson, Paul first textures the icing then shows you how to cover the board around the internal structure.

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8. Airbrushing the chick

Paul now brings the Chick to life by adding colour using the airbrush.

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9. Making the dungarees

Time to move to the more technical aspect of the Chick as we make the dungarees using sugar paste.

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10. Airbrushing the dungarees

Time to get the airbrush out again as we give a little colour to the dungarees.

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11. Adding the facial features and finishing touches

On to the final lesson, Paul finishes the chick by adding eyes and painting our chick!

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12. Other Ideas

Paul shares with you some other ideas that could be achieved using the techniques and skills learned in this tutorial.

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13. Pro Lesson

Everything someone who plans on selling a cake like this needs to know about pricing, time, cost,  overheads etc

Easter Chick Cake Tutorial

Paul Bradford shows you how to make this adorable baby chicken in our Easter chick cake tutorial. Designed for Easter but suitable for a whole host of occasions, this is one tutorial you don’t want to miss!

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Make an internal structure
  • Cover an awkward shape
  • Cake carve
  • Airbrush
  • and 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 or by entering our Cake of the Month competition for the chance to win some prizes!

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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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