Lily the Flower Fairy Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Lily the Flower Fairy
with Dot Klerck
Skill level: Advanced Cake Decorating | CakeFlix - Skill Level Courses
HD Lessons: 16
Decorating time: 1 day
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Bite Sized

Watch Dot make her cake in just one minute!

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Here, we’ve carefully selected the key parts from the entire tutorial and condensed it into a 6 min long video. More than enough to get you started without taking up too much of your time.

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1. Filling and Carving

In this lesson Dot shows you how to prepare your cake and carve it to the correct shape.

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2. Sealing the Cake with Chocolate

Dot shows you how to seal your carved cake with chocolate to give you a clean surface to sculpt on.

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3. Sculpting the Face

Dot shows you step by step how to create the facial features before covering the cake with fondant.

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4. Covering the Face

After sculpting the features in the previous lesson, Dot will show you how to cover your cake and complete the nose and mouth.

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5. Creating the Eyes: Part 1

In this lesson, Dot shows you how to create the Iris of an eye with painting and an easy trick to make it easier.

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6. Creating the Eyes: Part 2

In this lesson, Dot creates the eyeball and eye lids to complete the eyes.

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7. Covering the Board

Covering your board is so simple but creates a beautiful backdrop to highlight the face and other details.

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8. Creating the Hair

In this lesson, Dot shows you how to create the texture and curls that make the fairy so pretty.

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9. Creating the Flower Hat

With each petal, our fairy begins to come to life as Dot adds texture and other details to create this pretty fairy feature.

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10. Creating the Collar

Every cake needs a few extra things to neaten off the edges and complete the theme. Creating a flower collar does both of these things.

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11. Finishing the Face

Dot needs to add eye-brows and cute eyelashes to finish off the fairy’s face.

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12. Painting the Face

All we need to complete our pretty lily fairy is to add some painting details to her face that highlight and bring her face to life. Dot even adds some cute freckles.

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13. Other Ideas

Dot has a few ideas that will help you use this tutorial to create other cakes by tweaking some details. We’d love to see what ideas you come up with. Please share your pics with us!

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14. PRO Lesson

In this lesson Dot will chat with you about costs, some great ideas to make this cake unique and some pro tips in achieving perfect proportion for all your future face sculpting endeavours.

Lily the Flower Fairy Cake Tutorial

Dot gives a step by step demonstration on how to create eye, nose, mouth and facial features with hair and other fairy details to create a magical Fairy face cake.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Carve a cake to shape
  • Sculpt facial features
  • Create textured floral details
  • Hand paint details
  • and much, much more!

Don’t forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Paul and the rest of the CakeFlix community on our Facebook group.

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Dot Klerck

Dot Klerck

Dorothy Klerck, better known as Dot, is best known for her amazing life size sculpted animals. Her work is simply breathtaking and having created lifelike and life sized lions, giraffes and even elephants, no wonder her work has captured the imagination the world over. Dot lives in Wellington, West Cape, South Africa with her husband and family of two boys and two girls. Her international work takes her all over the world requiring her to spend around 3 months of the year away from home. Her teaching takes her to every continent and she has also made some amazing private commissions too. Her motto is; You dream..we create..if you can't dream..we do that for you too...all in cake! She is an amazing person and extremely talented artist, who just loves her job, which you can see from her amazing creations.
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