Moroccan Wedding Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Moroccan Wedding
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 11
Decorating time: 2 days
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Highlights from the Moroccan wedding cake tutorial.

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1. Explaining the design

Paul starts with his 3 tiers of cake all panelled and ready to go. Each tier has three layers of cake. For details on how to get to this point see the lesson links below.

Paul the shows how to texturise the middle tier and cover the board.

Panelling a cake from Lessons 10 & 11 from the Magnolia Cube course

Stacking and covering double or triple tier cakes is covered in Paul’s course Covering a double barrelled cake

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2. Creating the bottom tier design

Time to get the ruler and paint brushes out. Paul first measures then paints in the design using a range of complimentary colours and patterns.

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3. Framing the feature

Using simple techniques Paul then frames the painted areas which really brings the colour out. It also allows you to straighten up any wayward lines.

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4. Making the medallion flower

Paul then moves onto the main decoration for the bottom tier. He creates and then paints this beautiful medallion flower which really brings out the colours in the background.

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5. Painting the middle tier

Using a range of colours, Paul now adds some decorative brush strokes to bring out the pattern on the middle tier.

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6. Painting the top tier

You can use your own artistic flare here or follow Paul as he goes for a simple drop down of golds and bronze colours.

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7. Making the flower

In this lesson, Paul makes a simple, but effective, wafer paper flower. This really brings the design to life, so just goes to show that it doesn’t have to be difficult to look good!

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8. Finishing touches

This is where the flower and medallion flower get added and this stunning design is now complete.

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9. Other ideas

Other ideas for a design like this

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10. Pro lesson

Everything a professional cake decorator needs to know about this design including pricing, overheads etc

Learn how to make a Moroccan Wedding Cake

Learn how to make a Moroccan wedding cake with Paul Bradford. This Moroccan inspired design is sure to dazzle! Lots of intricate patterns and desert colours make this wedding cake a truly unique creation for any wedding.

In the following tutorial you will learn how to:

  • Texturise
  • Use a variety of different painting techniques
  • Make wafer flowers
  • Mix colours to create different tones
  • and much, much more

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Paul Bradford

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