Flying School Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Flying School
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 13
Decorating time: 3 hours
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Bite Sized

Watch Paul make this cake in just one minute!

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Watch some hand-picked highlights from the full course.

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1. Covering the cake

In this lesson, Paul shows you how to cover the cake using sugarpaste.

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2. Adding texture

Now, Paul adds some ripped texture to the cake.

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3. Using colour dust

In this lesson, Paul uses his brand new colour dusts to paint the cake!

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4. Adding a message

Time to add the message to the cake.

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5. Making the socks

In this lesson, Paul shows you how to make the colourful socks and part of the gown.

NOTE: Paul initially uses spaghetti for the witches legs, but it is not strong enough so uses 20 gauge wires.

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6. Adding the dress

Paul adds the dress to the back of the cake.

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7. Making the body

Paul explains how to create the witches body.

NOTE: There was a camera memory card issue so Paul explains the process along with footage from the working camera.


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8. Making the face

In this less, you’ll learn how to create the witches face.

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9. Finishing touches

Now it’s time to add a few finishing touches to complete the cake!

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10. Other Ideas

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

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11. PRO Lesson

In this lesson, Paul talks all about pricing and selling a cake like this.

Witches Flying School Cake Tutorial by Paul Bradford

Join Paul as he makes this spooky witch cake for Halloween!

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Cover and texture a cake
  • Create ghostly, witches clothes
  • Effectively use colour dust on a a cake
  • Create a model going into & coming out a wall!
  • and lots, lots more

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