Ribbon Insertion Wedding Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Ribbon Insertion Wedding
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy Cake Decorating | Cakeflix - Beginner Level Courses
HD Lessons: 6
Decorating time: 4 Hours
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1. Creating a Pattern

The cake starts with Icing a 10 inch, 8 inch and 6 inch cake in White sugarpaste (including the board) – for more advice on this stage visit this lesson. Paul then shows you how to create the pattern for the bottom of the cake.
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2. Ribbon Insertion

After creating and attaching the design made in Lesson 1, Paul shows you how to create the Ribbon Insertion effect and it’s certainly not as tricky to produce as you think!
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3. Decorating With Flowers

Paul fast tracks the stacking of the cakes (the process is repeated from lessons 1 and 2 on the other two cakes) – If you need advice on stacking cakes visit this free course.

Techniques covered in this lesson are using Royal Icing to neaten the cakes finish and also Paul starts to create the fresh flower arrangement with some clever cutting down of the Florist Oasis.

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4. Decorating With Flowers (cont..)

Paul continues the flower decoration stage of the course, you can even add some little diamanté crystals for some extra bling!
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5. Finishing Touches + Other Ideas

Crystals scattered on a mirror base set this cake off perfectly, lesson 5 also covers more finishing touches and some other ideas with this wedding cake.
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6. Pro Lesson

Paul talks shop with this weeks Pro lesson, including ideal creation times and pricing.

Make the beautiful ‘Ribbon Insertion Wedding Cake’ which includes a gorgeous fresh flower top along with a simple yet highly effective ribbon insertion effect.

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

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