Easy Fairytale Models Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Easy Fairytale Models
with Bettina Schliephake-Burchardt
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 17
Decorating time: 1 Day
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Here we have carefully selected the key parts from the entire tutorial and condensed it into an 8 min long video. More than enough to get you started, without taking up too much time.

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1. Making the frog’s body and legs

Bettina gets straight to it and shows us how to mix up three different sugarpastes to create a lovely green tone for the frog. She then goes on to form a cute plump little body and legs.

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2. Making the frog’s arms and head

Bettina shows us how to create cute little frog arms that can hold a candle. Its charming little head has a mouth made to look as though it’s blowing on the candle.

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3. Making the frog’s eyes and crown

Bettina shows us a quick and easy method to make adorable eyes with absolutely no smudging when using edible paint.

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4. Preparing the model girl

In this lesson, Bettina shows us how to prepare the flesh tone sugarpaste, using a mixture of three different Massa Ticino colours.

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5. Making the girl’s legs

Bettina shows us how to form the legs for the little girl with some great techniques, where no modelling tools are required.

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6. Making the girl’s dress

Here Bettina makes the little girl’s dress, using a very simple and quick method with a large piece of sugarpaste.

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7. Making the girl’s apron

Bettina finishes off the dress by adding an adorable little pink apron.

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8. Making the girl's arms

Bettina makes and adds the arms, with a little edible glue.

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9. Making the girl’s head and hair

Bettina makes the girl’s head, complete with cute smile using a circle cutter, and then shows us how to create a lovely blonde coloured hair, using three different tones mixed together.

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10. Finishing the girl

Bettina now finishes the little girl, by adding curly hair to the top of her head and then her eyes.

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11. Starting on the unicorn

Bettina shows us how to make the body and back legs for the unicorn.

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12. Making the legs and the head

Bettina now goes on to form the rest of the body, including the big characterful mouth.

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13. Adding the ears, eyes and mane

Now it’s time to add all the fun colours and create a truly magical character.

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14. Finishing touches

Bettina gets the paints out again, and finishes it all off with some fun decorations.

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15. Other ideas

Paul shares some other ideas you can give a bash during this project. We’re sure you’ve some of your own great ideas and we’d love to see what you come up with.

Share your lovely snaps with us on our Facebook page.

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16. Pro lesson

In this lesson, Paul shares some insider information about the cost to make this cake, as well as pricing, portions and other vital information for any professional cake designer.

In this tutorial, our wonderful guest tutor Bettina introduces us to her cute and quirky Fairytale Models. They make fun cake toppers for almost any occasion particularly kid’s birthday.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to model various characters in a cartoon style, as well as some advanced techniques for creating realistic features and fun decorations.  This cake is ideal for an intermediate cake designer, or a beginner looking for a new challenge. It’s a fantastic design to add to your collection.

We’d love to see your Fairytale Models – so make sure you share your pics with us on our Facebook page.

Bettina Schliephake-Burchardt

Bettina Schliephake-Burchardt

Bettina Schliephake-Burchardt is a trained master pastry chef, running her cake decorating business since 1993 in Hamburg/Germany. The award-winning book author and instructor runs classes for all kind of topics, mostly modelling, basic sugar flowers and Air Brush. She also is a Certified Master Sugar Artist by ICES/USA.
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