Farmyard Fun Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Farmyard Fun
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 30
Decorating time: 2 days
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Bite Sized

Watch Paul make this cake in just one minute!

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Watch some hand-picked highlight from the full tutorial!

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1. Ganaching the cake

To start, Paul shows you how to ganache a simple shape with a smooth, sharp finish.

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2. Ganaching the top

In this lesson, Paul adds the final layer of ganache to the top of the cake.

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3. Making the stand

Paul shows you how to make a simple stand structure using a threaded rod to hold the cake in place.

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4. Securing the cake

once it is made food safe, Paul adds the cake to the stand.

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5. Covering the cake

Now that the cake has been ganached, Paul covers it in panels using sugarpaste.

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6. Panelling

In this lesson, Paul begins to add detail to the cake.

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7. Making the window

Paul shows you how to carve a hole out of the sugarpaste for the window.

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8. Painting the barn

In this lesson, paul paints the barn using his own collection of dusts available here!

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9. Adding the roof

Paul adds the barn roof.

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10. Adding the rims

Paul adds some white rims around the barn.

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11. Icing the board

In this lesson, Paul shows you how to ice the board around the cake.

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12. Making the cow

Now the fun begins! In this lesson, Paul shows you how to shape the body and head of our first farm animal.

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13. Making the cows legs

Time to make the cute legs for the cow and sculpt the fur and hooves.

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14. Making the cows head

Paul shows you how to sculpt the cows facial features.

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15. Making the pig

Now it’s time to start our second animal, a cute piggy!

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16. Making the sheep

Now that the pig is done, it’s time to move on to the sheep.

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17. Making the cockerel

Time to make the final animal – the cockerel!

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18. Decorating the cockerel

In this lesson, Paul decorates the cockerel.

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19. Painting the cockerel

It’s time to get painting again!

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20. Painting the sheep

Now we move on to the sheep.

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21. Painting the pig

Next up, the pig.

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22. Painting the cow

Now Paul paints the cow, moo!

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23. Adding more detail

Paul adds some shadowing to the animals with dust.

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24. Making the sheep dog

Paul shows you how to make a cute sheepdog.

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25. Making the farmer

Time to make farmer jones!

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26. Finishing touches

Paul adds some finishing touches to the cake.

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27. Other Ideas

In this lesson, Paul shares some other ideas to use on your own cakes.

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28. PRO Lesson

In this lesson, Paul talks all about pricing and selling your cakes.

Farmyard Fun Cake Tutorial by Paul Bradford

Join Paul as he creates 6 simple, but very effective models, in this gravity defying farmyard scene. The are so many adaptations and after learning the modelling techniques you will be able to make almost any farmyard creature you like!

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Carve and ganache simple shapes
  • Create a basic internal structure using a threaded rod
  • Hand paint using dust colours
  • Make cute farm animals from sugarpaste
  • and lots, lots more
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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