Frangipani Sugar Flowers Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Frangipani Sugar Flowers
with Arati Mirji
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 13
Decorating time: 5 hours
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Some of the highlights from this course.

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1. Wiring and setting the petals

To begin with, Arati shows us how to wire the petals, technique to curl the petals and dry them on the former.

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2. Making the spiral buds

 Arati now shows us how to make the spiral buds in various sizes; both the half-opened buds and the smaller ones.

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3. Colouring the flower and buds

 Arati shows us how to get an excellent effect while using minimal colours and using some skillful dusting techniques.

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4. Assembling the flower

In this lesson, Arati shows us how to assemble the flower in a spiral fashion to achieve a close botanical effect. She then finishes with some extra colouring which really starts to bring this flower to life.

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5. Colouring the buds

In this lesson, Arati shows us how to colour both buds to great effect.

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6. Making the leaves

In this lesson, Arati shows us how to make the leaf as well as wire it using deep groove veiners. She then finishes by shaping the former to dry the leaves.

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7. Colouring the leaves

We now look see how to colour the leaf in layers to give it more depth as well as what techniques we can use to enhance the veins with dust colours.

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8. Glazing the leaves

Arati shows us how to glaze the leaf  to avoid drip marks on the glazed leaf.

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9. Colouring after glazing

In this lesson, Arati shows us how to colour the leaf after glazing to enhance the veins as well as how to score the veins to highlight them.

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10. Assembling the flower

Lastly, Arati shows us how to assemble the flower, buds and the leaf to bring this amazing flower to life.

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11. Other ideas

Paul shares with you some other ideas for this tutorial

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12. Pro lesson

All you need to know as a Pro for making and distributing this cake design!

Frangipani Sugar Flowers cake tutorial

Learn how to make these stunning frangipani sugar flowers with renowned cake decorator Arati Mirji.

Fantastic for summer weddings and an incredibly popular sugar floral design.  In this lesson, Arati will teach you how to make incredibly realistic looking flowers that also taste great! This is certainly one cake tutorial you don’t want to miss!

Plenty of valuable techniques to learn in this one…

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Cut and wire realistic petals
  • Use the correct paste
  • Dust petals and leaves to achieve a stunning look
  • Wire the flowers and petals together to achieve a natural finish
  • and much, much more

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Arati Mirji

Arati Mirji

Arati Mirji is an acclaimed Sugar Flower artist living in Bengaluru India, pursuing her passion – Cake Art – Her forte being making life like sugar flowers. She comes from a family of artists and it is perhaps this pedigree that has helped her reach where she is today. She started this pursuit a little over four years ago. She is the Winner in the Sugar flower category At Cake Masters Magazine Awards-2018. She has also won the 1st place Gold in the Sugar flower category of “Fireworks” at Cake International 2018.  She was also chosen as one of the top ten Artist for Cake Masters Magazine India – 2017 & 2018 consecutively. Her creations have been featured in various National and International Magazines and she has won many awards in international sugar flower forums. She is forever in the pursuit of making different varieties of sugar flowers –trying to get as close to nature as possible. The biggest complement to her is when people ask her whether the pictures she puts up of her work are real flowers! Her goal is to make flowers that seem to be in bloom on her cakes and the bees and the butterflies choose them instead of the garden! You may view some of Arati’s works on her Facebook page or on Instagram: Arati.mirji
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