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Pretty Porcelain Wedding Cake

with Penney Pang
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 15
Decorating time: 1 Day
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1. Making the stamens, pistils and petals

Penny demonstrates how to make all the parts that make up the peony flower, using easy to follow techniques.

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2. Dusting the pistils and petals

Penny demonstrates making the leaves, using three different cutters to produce the four leaves. You’ll also learn what to do when your flower paste dries and cracks.

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3. Dusting and Painting

In this lesson, Penny shows us how to bring all the parts to life with some clever dust work, which involves using our fingers.

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4. Arranging the flower

Penny shows us how to put all the pieces together using florist tape, a creative eye and a little creative licence. Penny is fairly flexible – as long as the flower has a nice healthy round shape – so get creative and have fun!

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5. Completing the peony

Penny finishes the peony by adding the leaves.

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6. Marking the cake pt 1

Penney demonstrates how to create templates. She uses them to mark her cake in preparation for doing some piped royal icing work.

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7. Marking the cake pt 2

Penney continues using icing for her piped royal icing work.

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8. Making the decorations

In this lesson, Penney shows us how to make lovely decorations, which will be added to the cake using Mexican paste.

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9. Piping the top tier

Penney gets the pipings bags, nozzles and royal icing out and shows us how to me the cake look extra pretty, with some nice little techniques.

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10. Piping the bottom tier

It’s as simple as counting to two or three and then pulling the nozzle away as you release your grip. See what lovely things you can do with little movements.

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11. Piping the middle tier

Now for the plaque. Penney has made a design for Paul, but it’s very easy to make your own – and just see how pretty it can make the overall design!

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12. Finishing touches

Penney stacks the cake putting it all together. She then adds the finishing touch – the peony flower.

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13. Other ideas

Paul shares some other ideas you can try out when you’re making this cake. We’re sure you have some of your own great ideas and we’d love to see what you come up with.

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14. 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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15. Highlights

Here we have carefully selected the key parts from the entire tutorial and condensed it into one 6 minute long video. More than enough to get you started without taking too much time.

In this tutorial, the multi-talented Penney Pang introduces us to her porcelain-inspired blue wedding cake, topped with a stunning peony rose.
This beautiful design simply exudes elegance, and would suit a special celebration such as a wedding. The skills you pick up in this tutorial will help you creature further sophisticated designs, with your own twist.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a realistic sugar peony flower with incredibly delicate petals and leaves, as well as various piping techniques. You'll also learn how to map your design. This cake is perfect for those looking to progress from beginner to intermediate, and it would make a fantastic addition to your cake repertoire.

We'd love to see your take on the Pretty Porcelain Wedding Cake - so share your snaps with us on our Facebook page!

Penney Pang

Penney Pang

Penney is an award-winning cake designer, passionate about creating couture cakes and believing every cake is a celebration of love.  Based in Hong Kong, her signature sugar flowers and exquisite cakes have won several medals in Asia and United Kingdom's professional competitions, and often interviewed by televisions, newspaper and magazine for her amazing sugar craft work.  Penney was invited as an international guest at 2014 Cake International Birmingham show, and selected as a finalist of “Sugar Flower Artist” at 2016 Cake Masters Magazine Awards.

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