Modern Geometric Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Modern Geometric
with Natalie Porter
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 10
Decorating time: 2 days
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Highlights from the geometric wedding cake course.

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1. Explaining the design

Natalie starts with the tiers all covered, but in this lesson she explains the tiers, design and colours that she will be using on this course.

NOTE: If you need guidance on stacking or covering double barrelled cakes, please watch Paul’s COVERING A DOUBLE BARRELLED CAKE course.

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2. Making the rose

This design is centred around the beautiful roses. Watch how Natalie brings these amazing roses together using her trusted Rapid Rose cutters. They ensure a neat finish and in a fraction of the time that would be taken if making them by hand.

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3. Making the leaves

Natalie hand carves the leaves then adds the wires before shaping. Of course, you can use a leaf cutter if you wish, but hand carving gives a more authentic look.

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4. Making the buds

Using a simple, but effective, technique Natalie now creates the buds and secures them firmly to the 28g white wires. It’s just then a case of repeating the process to create around buds. Always better to have too many!

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5. Dusting the flowers

Natalie now begins to dust her flowers.

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6. Geometric design

After creating an amazing antique gold/copper colour Natalie then starts to cut even strips to make up the geometric pattern. Natalie then places the strips to create her own unique pattern. You can choose to follow Natalie’s pattern or feel free to create your own.

NOTE: The cakes are stacked at this stage. If you need some guidance please watch Paul’s STACKING CAKES course.

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7. Arranging the roses

This is where the cake really comes to life and all the hard work pays off, when you start to put the roses, petals and buds together. Look at the detail and time Natalie takes to get the positions just right, which is worth the effort when you see the finished design.

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8. Other ideas

Natalie shares with us some other ideas for this tutorial.

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9. PRO Lesson

Everything a Pro needs to know about making and distributing a cake like this.

Modern Geometric Cake Tutorial

Watch our easy to follow geometric cake tutorial and learn exactly how to make this wonderful design from Natalie Porter. With lots of amazing skills and techniques to learn, this design is perfect for someone looking for something a little different for their wedding cake.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to:

  • Make a rapid rose
  • Create geometric patterns
  • Arrange sugar flowers
  • Dust colours
  • 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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Natalie Porter

Natalie Porter

Natalie Porter is a multi award winning cake maker based in Hertfordshire, just north of London. She started making cakes about six years ago, when she decided to take on the challenge of making her own wedding cake... Since then she has made hundreds of wedding cakes, writes frequently for cake magazines and has invented the Rapid Rose - her signature tool and method for making sugar roses. She has recently added the Perfect Peony to the Rapid Rose range, is super excited to have filmed the tutorial with PBSS and currently working on her debut book.
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