Lost in Paradise Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Lost in Paradise
with Tracey Rothwell
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 12
Decorating time: 1 day
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Hand picked highlights from the Lost in Paradise cake course.

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1. Airbrushing the leaf stencil

Tracey is all about creating great cakes using the minimum number of tools. In this lesson she shows how to create a simple, homemade, leaf stencil then using the stencil creates a lovely leaf design on the cake.


If you need help with stacking and covering tall cakes see the link below:

Stacking and Covering a Double Barrelled Cake

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2. Covering the board and adding the waterfall

Tracey uses her ‘Toilet seat’ technique to cover the board then moves on to create the lovely waterfall effect. 

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3. Making the totem towers

In this lesson Tracey uses google for some guidance to create the totem towers. However, the designs can be entirely as you want so plenty of poetic license with this one. She then paints the towers to great effect to give that ancient jungle look.

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4. Adding the Tiki torches

We start to see the mysterious scene develop as Tracey adds the Tiki torches. Again, simple techniques to great effect.

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5. Adding the wooden plaque

In Keeping with the scene that’s building up, Tracey creates the decorative plaque. She shows a really cool technique to get a neat and professional looking font.


Tracey refers to the font site: www.dafont.com

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6. Adding the decorations

Now that the plaque and totem towers have dried, it’s time to add them to the cake. Tracey then makes leaves to decorate the cake, but also to hide the decoration supports.


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7. Adding the flowers

Our Lost in Paradise theme is really coming together now as Tracey ads some colourful flowers to the cake. They are very simple, but effective additions.

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8. Making the birds of paradise

What a lovely way to end this colourful lost in paradise cake with two beautiful birds of paradise. This cake can’t help bring a smile to your face! 


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9. Other Ideas

Some other ideas for Tracy’s Lost in Paradise cake.

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10. Pro Lesson

Everything a pro needs to know about pricing and selling a cake like this.

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11. Lost in Paradise - Bite Sized

Watch Tracy Rothwell make her Lost in Paradise cake in just one minute!

Lost in Paradise Cake Tutorial

Learn how to make this lovely Lost in Paradise cake with Tracey Rothwell. From the flowing waterfall to the beautiful little birds there’s plenty to learn from this wonderful cake, so come on let’s get started!

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Airbrushing
  • Easy flowers and foliage
  • Realistic stonework
  • Modelling birds
  • and much, much more

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Tracey Rothwell

Tracey Rothwell

Tracey is a huge lover of 80′s films, cartoons, photography, cake, popcorn, horror, geeky stuff, rock, tattoos, gaming, sleeping, chocolate, pizza and many other quirky fun things. The passion she has for all this stuff is chanelled into the cakes and anything she does! Tracey, who's made cakes for the last 7 years, prides herself on creating unique and awesome cakes!With designs that have been on Channel 4 television, won Gold awards and has been featured in various magazines, I am sure you will agree, Tracey is a super talented lady!
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