Introduction – Round Bow Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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1. Cutting Cake

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2. Ganache

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3. Final Ganche

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4. Sugar Paste

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5. Icing the Board

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6. Bow on Cake

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7. Sparkle Balls

This attractive but straightforward cake to make is taught on our Introduction to cake decorating course.

The videos take you through the stages of layering and covering the cake to creating simple but effective decorations to give it that hand finished personal look.
From the other lessons in this section you are now able to create this cake. It may take a few attempts to get it like Paul’s but once you’ve mastered this then the cake decorating door is wide open

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  • 8″ Round cake
  • 12″ Round cake drum
  • 600g Ganache
  • 1.25Kg White sugarpaste
  • Sugarpaste for the hearts and stars (colours to suit)
  • 20 Gauge wires
  • Sugar glue
  • 1m Ribbon, 15mm thick
  • Spaghetti
  • Sparkle dust
  • Curling ribbon
  • Icing sugar (to sprinkle)
  • Pallet knife
  • Serrated knife
  • Sharp knife
  • Smoothers
  • Pritt Stick
  • Rolling pin
  • PME heart and star cutters
  • PME tools
  • Paint brush
  • Wire cutters
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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