Old lady Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Old lady
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy
HD Lessons: 3
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1. Starting the body

Sugarpaste is used to create the different elements of the Grandmother figure, legs, body and feet are created here. Detail is added using various PME tools and some tiny buttons finish the jumper of nicely.

Tip: If making a personal cake, try and match the outfit to something the recipient would wear if possible! 

For the full tutorial see the Old Lady Armchair

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2. Adding the arms

Sleeves and hands are now created using sugarpaste and some clever techniques that will be useful for all sorts of cake designs. The arms are then attached to the Grandmother’s body, just the all-important head to go!

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3. Adding the head

In this lesson Paul explains how to make the head of the Grandmother and all of her facial details. Royal icing is also piped on to create a necklace.

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