Santa’s Christmas Car

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Santa’s Christmas Car

with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 16
Decorating time: 6 hours
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1. Cake stand

For the cake to be gravity defying, Paul makes up a simple stand from plywood and wooden dowels.

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2. Carving and ganaching

In this lesson Paul carves the cakes into a basic shape for our car then applies the ganache and smooths with the metal scraper once refrigerated.

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3. Covering the cake

In this lesson Paul shows you how to cover the car in one go and mold the sugarpaste into shape with a smooth finish.

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4. Adding the car features

Before we start with the airbrush we need to add all the features to the car that need to be painted red.

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5. Airbrushing

In this lesson Paul paints the car a deep red colour which really begins to bring out the festive feel.

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6. Adding more car features

Ho Ho Ho! Our Christmas Car is really coming together now as Paul paints a lovey gold trim and adds the holy.

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7. Covering the board

In this lesson you will learn how to cover a board around the wooden dowel structure.

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8. Adding the wheels

To finish the car off, Paul cuts a few corners and uses thin cake card to make the wheels not too fancy so that the main focus is the top of the cake.

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9. Santa’s Body

Time to move on to making our Santa as Paul shows you how to make the body.

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10. Making Santa’s head

Paul shows you how to make the perfect little Santa head and beard!

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11. Making Santa’s hat

All that’s left to do now is make the hat and that’s our Santa model complete!

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12. Finishing touches

Paul ends by adding some finishing touches including a Christmas tree, presents and a canine friend.

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13. Other Ideas

Some other ideas for Santa’s Christmas Car.

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14. Pro Lesson

Everything a pro needs to know about distributing a cake like this.

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15. Highlights

Highlights from Santa’s Christmas Car.

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16. Bite-Sized

Watch Paul make Santa’s Christmas Car cake in just one minute!

Santa's Christmas Car Cake Tutorial

Learn how to make Santa's Christmas Car cake with the multi-award winning Paul Bradford!

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to...

  • Carve,
  • Create an internal structure,
  • airbrush,
  • model with sugarpaste
  • and much, much more

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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.