Rainbow Chocolate Balls Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Rainbow Chocolate Balls
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 16
Decorating time: 6 hours
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1. Ganaching the cake Part 1

Paul gets started by applying the first coat of ganache.

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2. Ganaching the cake Part 2

Paul continues to layer the sides of the cake in white chocolate ganache, finishing with a crown at the top before leaving to set in the fridge.

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3. lesson 3 - Ganaching the cake Part 3

Paul finishes ganching the cake by adding a smooth layer to the top of the cake.

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4. Making the Chocolate Balls - Part 1

Paul now start to create the chocolate balls using specialist moulds.

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5. Making the Chocolate Balls - Part 2

Paul continues making different sized chocolate balls and leaves them to set.

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6. Making the Chocolate Balls - Part 3

Paul now finishes making the chocolate balls and leaves them all to set while moving on with other elements of the cake.

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7. Icing the board and Making the Rainbow

In this lesson Paul covers the board and sets about playing with shapes and colours to create the rainbow.

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8. Joining the Balls

This is where all the patient preparation in creating the balls comes to life as Paul shows how to neatly create the balls from the moulded shapes. The cake starts to take shape as the colourful balls are added.

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9. Making the Elephant - Part 1

Paul now sets about creating the star of the show the cute little elephant.

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10. Making the Elephant - Part 2

Paul continues to work to create the cute little elephant.

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11. Making the Elephant - Part 3

Paul now finishes adding the elephant to the cake and the finished design is seen for the first time.

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12. Dusting and Finishing Touches

The true joy of the finished cake comes to life with some gentle dusting and those all important finishing touches.

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13. Other Ideas

Paul provides some extra hints and tips on how to use the skills and techniques taught.

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14. PRO Lesson

In this lesson, Paul talks all about pricing and selling a cake like this.

Rainbow Chocolate Balls cake tutorial by Paul Bradford

Join Paul as he creates this cute Rainbow Chocolate Balls cake tutorial, which would be ideal for a child’s birthday party. It’s full of light pastel colours. The magic of the rainbow and the elephant with the comforter really works well together. The audience will be left asking how you created those amazing chocolate balls?

In this tutorial you will learn how to:

  • Ganache a triple deep cake with white chocolate
  • Colour and create white chocolate base balls using a silicon mould
  • Attach chocolate balls to the side of a cake, defying gravity
  • Mould a comforter blanket out of fondant
  • and much, much more!
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 195,000+ students.  
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