Wafer Paper Hedgehog Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Wafer Paper Hedgehog
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 11
Decorating time: 3 hours
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1. Carving and ganaching

Paul begins transforming a humble cake into a scrumptious hedgehog by skillfully carving its adorable shape and coating it with a smooth, chocolatey ganache.

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2. Covering the cake

Now it’s time to wrap your hedgehog cake in a cozy fondant blanket, giving it a stylish and seamless finish!

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3. Shaping the face

In this lesson, we’ll shape the face of our hedgehog cake, bringing its charming personality to life!

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4. Making the spikes

In this prickly lesson, you’ll learn how to create the signature spikes that give your hedgehog cake its spunky character.

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5. Adding the spikes

Now, we’ll take our hedgehog cake to the next level by adding the irresistibly spiky spikes.

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6. Adding the feet, ears and eyes

In this delightful lesson, we’ll perk up our hedgehog cake by adding its cute little feet, adorable ears, and captivating eyes,

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7. Painting

In this artistic lesson, we’ll embark on a painting adventure, using food-safe colors to add vibrant life and character to our hedgehog cake.

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8. Other Ideas

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

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9. PRO Lesosn

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

Wafer Paper hedgehog tutorial by Paul Bradford

Join Paul in this week’s tutorial as he guides you through the creation of a multicoloured wafer paper hedgehog. This is perfect for beginners or those looking to create a simple and effective design, but its the colours that really make this design stand out.

In this tutorial you will learn how to:

  • Shape wafer paper
  • Colour wafer paper with a shimmering glow
  • Carve a shaped cake
  • Create cute animal facial features
  • and much, much 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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