Gothic Lace Vintage Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Gothic Lace Vintage
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy Cake Decorating | Cakeflix - Beginner Level Courses
HD Lessons: 10
Decorating time: 6-8 Hours
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1. Preparation

In this lesson Paul introduces the Cake Lace and Cake Lace mats- see how easy it is to prepare and apply the gorgeous golden lace to your cakes.
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2. Fantasy Flower Petals

Learn how to shape petals for your fantasy flowers. Watch how Paul makes them using sugarpaste and peony cutters.
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3. Ruffles / Bottom Tier

Watch and learn how Paul turns the bottom tier of the cake into a ruffled beauty. Sugarpaste ruffles are relatively simple to do and will turn your cake into a sophisticated display piece.

Like the ruffled effect? Try our Chocolate Wrap course or Ruffle Rose Wedding Cake


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4. Fantasy Flower Assembly

See how the beautiful flower is coming to life in this assembly tutorial from Paul. Note: You might want to crank the volume up a bit as unfortunately we experienced some technical issues while filming this video.

For more detail on the fantasy flowers visit our Fantasy Flower Cupcakes Course here.


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5. Airbrushing the Flower

Learn how to use the airbrush tool to great effect. In this lesson Paul will show you how to airbrush the fantasy flower with a stylish black finish that fits in great with the colour scheme of the cake.
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6. Airbrushing the Bottom Tier

Using the airbrush again Paul shows you step by step how to achieve a subtle vintage finish on the bottom tier.
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7. Adding the Gold Leaf

Paul demonstrates how you can change your design in minutes. By adding gold leaf to the petals of his fantasy flower he changes the character of the design. Watch and learn how to apply gold leaf onto a difficult surface.
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8. Finishing the Cake

Another set of Cake Lace is prepared using a gothic lace mat and gold cake lace paste. See how Paul cuts the lace to create a unique look for his cake.
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9. Other Ideas

Gothic Lace Vintage Cake – Other Ideas



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10. Pro Members

Gothic Lace Vintage Cake – Pro Lesson



Vintage meets Gothic with this beautiful Gothic Lace Vintage Cake. The course includes creating a frilled bottom tier, airbrush skills and the use of Cake Lace. The cake is ideal for a lover of all things Gothic or a Gothic style wedding.

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

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