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Metallic Disc Wedding Cake

with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy
HD Lessons: 9
Decorating time: 1 Day
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1. Covering the cakes

Paul has covered two cakes already and now shows us how to get lovely semi sharp edges using acetate smoothers.

Click here to learn how to ganache and cover your cakes.

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2. Adding the lines

Here Paul shows us how to add interest to the cake with some nice wavy lines using PME modelling tools. Just be careful not to rip or drag the sugarpaste.

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3. Painting the cakes

Paul gets the dusts and alcohol out to create a lovely warm golden tone, which he then paints onto the cakes using a sponge.

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4. Making the discs

In this lesson, Paul starts off by stacking the cakes and then shows us how to make the discs using rice paper.

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5. Painting the discs

Using the same colours, plus a couple extra, Paul creates lovely textures and tones for the discs. Now it’s time to allow them to dry and take shape.

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6. Finishing touches

Paul now arranges all of the finished discs onto the cake, and then paints the board to tie it all together.

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7. Other ideas

Paul shares some other ideas you can try out during this project. We’re sure you’ve some of your own, and we’d love to see what brilliant alterations you’ve made.

Share your pics with us on our Facebook page.

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8. Pro lesson

In this lesson, Paul shares some insider information about the cost to make this cake, as well as pricing, portions and other vital information for any professional cake designer.

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9. Highlights

Here, we’ve carefully selected the key parts from the entire tutorial and condensed it into an 10 min long video. More than enough to get you started without taking too much time.

Sometimes the most simple designs can be simply breathtaking.
The Metallic Disc Wedding Cake is ideal for a wedding or a large celebration, and is a quick cake to make for beginners.
Take a look at this tutorial to learn how to create lovely textures, cover awkward shapes, get lovely bevelled edges, create unique decorations from rice paper, edible dust work and much more. With the skills learned you'll soon take your cake game to the next level.
We'd love to see your take on the Metallic Disc Wedding Cake - so make sure you share your snaps with us on our Facebook page.
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 185,000+ students.  

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