Gingerbread House Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Gingerbread House
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 10
Decorating time: 5 hours
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Enjoy watching Paul make the Gingerbread House in just one minute!

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Hand-picked highlights from the full tutorial.

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1. Stacking the cakes

In this lesson, Paul stacks the cakes using the yummy cinnamon buttercream and shows you how to use dowels to keep a solid structure when stacking high.

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2. Carving and applying buttercream

Next up Paul shows you how to make the roof for the house and then cover with buttercream.

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3. Covering the cake

In this lesson Paul shows you how to measure and cut the sugarpaste into panels to cover the sides of the house. Once done with the sides, Paul moves on to the making the roof pattern.

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4. Airbrushing

Paul shows you how to slowly apply colour to the house using the airbrush.

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5. Making the doors and windows

Paul creates simple yet effective windows and doors for the house using PME tools and the airbrush.

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6. Adding the sweets!

Now its time to get creative as Paul goes crazy with the sweets!

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7. Other Ideas

The possibilities are endless for a cake like this, let’s see what other ideas Paul has in store!

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8. Pro Lesson

Everything a pro needs to know about pricing and distributing their own Gingerbread House cake.

Gingerbread House Cake Tutorial

Learn how to make a yummy Gingerbread House cake with the multi-award winning Paul Bradford!

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Carve a house
  • Ganache
  • Decorate with sweeties
  • Airbrush
  • and much, much more

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