Lantana sugar flowers Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Lantana sugar flowers
with Arati Mirji
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 11
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Highlights from the Lantana course.

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1. Making the small flowers

In this lesson, Arati shows us how to create the small individual flowers, which form part of the whole cluster of flowers which make up the lantana. She free-hands this so need for specialised cutters.

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2. Making the buds

In this lesson, Arati shows us how to make the buds and add some detailing.

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3. Making the central bract

In this lesson, Arati shows us how to make the central bract on which the individual flowers and buds are assembled.


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4. Taping and colouring the bract

In this lesson Arati shows us how to tape up the bract. Then in her own specific style Arati dusts the bract to bring it to life.

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5. Assembling the flowers

In this lesson, Arati shows us how to assemble the individual flowers and buds in a cluster on the bract and to colour the flower.

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6. Making the leaves

In this lesson Arati shows us how to make the leaves. She then goes on to wire them along with a special technique to tape them and colour the leaves in layers to give them depth.

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7. Glazing the leaves

In this lesson Arati shows us how to glaze the leaves in the correct manner to avoid drip marks.

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8. Assembling the flower

In this lesson Arati shows us how to assemble the flowers, buds and the leaves and to finish off brings it all together in this life like sprig.

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9. Other ideas

Paul shares some other ideas from the Lantana sugar flowers cake tutorial.

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10. Pro lesson

Everything a professional cake decorator needs to know about a design like this.

Lantana Flowers cake tutorial

Learn how to make these stunning Lantana 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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