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Little monster techniques
with Bettina Schliephake-Burchardt
Skill level: Easy Cake Decorating | Cakeflix - Beginner Level Courses
HD Lessons: 20
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1. The design

Bettina starts by telling us how she has prepared her cakes – dummies in this case. Then it’s on to preparing the paste for modelling.

For the full tutorial and tools and ingredients see Monster gang

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2. Making the witch's legs

Bettina starts by making the legs for the witch without using any tools, other than a knife!

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3. Making the witch's dress

In this lesson, Bettina shows us how to make the witch’s dress, with some black sugarpaste and tiny little balls of green.

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4. Making the witch's arms

Here, Bettina shows us how to make the arms, using very similar techniques to making the legs.

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5. Making the head

Bettina shows us how to create a lovely cartoon head with cute simple features.

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6. Finishing the witch

Bettina demonstrates how to make very simple hair. She then makes the hat and paints on the eyes using a toothpick.

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7. Making the mummy pt 1

In this lesson, Battina makes the body and the legs for the mummy using her craft knife to make the bandage markings.

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8. Making the mummy pt 2

Bettina finishes off the mummy, by adding the arms and the head, and finishing it all off with a little dust work.

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9. Making the skeleton pt 1

Bettina makes a friendly little skeleton in a cartoon style complete with a plump belly.

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10. Making the skeleton pt 2

Bettina makes the arms by creating all the different bones and putting then together with some edible glue.

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11. Making the skeleton pt 3

Bettina now finishes the skeleton by making the head and adding it to the body using a plastic skewer and some edible glue.

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12. Making the dragon pt 1

In this lesson, we learn how to make a plump dragon’s body using a mixture of dark and light green sugarpaste, plus some white.

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13. Making the dragon pt 2

Bettina makes the arms and the tail for the dragon.

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14. Making the dragon pt 3

Bettina finishes off the dragon making its head, along with some scary claws and teeth.

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15. Making Frankenstein's monster pt 1

In this lesson, Bettina makes the monster’s legs and body.

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16. Making Frankenstein's monster pt 2

Bettina now makes the arms and green hands. She inserts a skewer leaving it out 1 inch for the head to fit onto.

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17. Making frankenstein's monster pt 3

She finishes off Frankenstein’s monster by making his head, complete with painted screws and a quirky face.

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18. Making the pumpkins

Bettina demonstrates how to make nice little pumpkins to decorate the board.

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19. Making the spiders

Now to make some more decorations – and this time it’s spiders! Don’t worry… they’re actually quite cute. They’re also very quick and easy to make. These would be great on a cupcake.

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20. Finishing touches

Bettina shows one last decoration in the form of mini bats, and she then finishes the cake with some black dust work.

Bettina Schliephake-Burchardt

Bettina Schliephake-Burchardt

Bettina Schliephake-Burchardt is a trained master pastry chef, running her cake decorating business since 1993 in Hamburg/Germany. The award-winning book author and instructor runs classes for all kind of topics, mostly modelling, basic sugar flowers and Air Brush. She also is a Certified Master Sugar Artist by ICES/USA.
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