Rapid Rose Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Rapid Rose
with Natalie Porter
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 15
Decorating time: 1 day
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1. Making the rose pt 1

Natalie shows us how to make and add the first two rows of petals to make up the rose using her very own Rapid Rose support pad. A great little invention that as you will see will make your life a lot simpler

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2. Making the rose pt 2

Natalie shows us how to make our petals.

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3. Making the leaves

In this lesson, Natalie shows us how to make the leaves using very quick and simple techniques that give great results.

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4. Making the Berries and Buds

Natalie now shows us how to make the berries and buds for our cake.

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5. Dusting the leaves

Natalie now gets some lovely dusts out and shows us how to bring the leaves to life. It’s amazing what can be achieved with a single brush just by using different techniques and areas of the brush.

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6. Dusting the Rose, Buds and Berries

Here, Natalie brings it all to life using various dusts and gives some great tips along the way to make life easier.

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7. lesson-7-putting-it-together

Natalie now arranges the spray using florist tape and an artistic eye. We see the importance of “less is more” with Natalie deciding not to use every leaf and berry.

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8. Dusting the purple rose

In this lesson, Natalie dusts the rose that will be used on the single tier cake and uses a beautiful lemon gold dust for the buds and leaves.

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9. Putting it altogether

Natalie assembles the beautiful purple rose on the single tier cake.

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10. Making the hydrangea leafs

Natalie now shows us how to make the hydrangea leaves for our cake.

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11. Dusting the flowers

Natalie brings it all to life using various dusts and gives some great tips along the way to make life easier. In this lesson you will see the importance of making extras

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12. Arranging the flowers on the cake

Natalie now demonstrates her artistic eye and arranges the flowers beautifully on the cake. Unfortunately there’s no formula for arranging the flowers but simply a case of building it up slowly and stepping back and placing them with consideration. Less is always more.

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13. Other Ideas

Natalie shares with us some other ideas you could do with the techniques learned from this tutorial.

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14. Pro Lesson

Natalie shares the time, cost and retail price for this type of cake.

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15. Highlights

We take a look at some of the highlights from this video.

Rapid Rose Cake Tutorial with Natalie Porter

For this week’s tutorial. The talented Natalie Porter from Immaculate Confections shows us how to make this rapid rose cake.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Make and add edible petals
  • Work with dusts to bring your cakes to life
  • Make hydrangea leaves
  • Make edible berries and buds
  • Much, much more

Don’t forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Paul and rest of the Sugarcraft community on our Facebook group.

Who knows? You may even end up featured in one of our monthly members’ cake blogs.

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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