School Monkey Mascot Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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School Monkey Mascot
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 13
Decorating time: 4 hours
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Watch Paul make this cake in just one minute!

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Watch some hand-picked highlights from the full course.

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1. Carving and ganaching

In this lesson, Paul carves the shape of the body and then adds ganache.

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2. Rice Krispie treats

Paul makes some home made rice krispie treats.

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3. Making the body

In this lesson, Paul shows you how to assemble the body and create the limbs using rice krispie treats.

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4. Covering the cake

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to cover the cake with a smooth finish.

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5. Making the clothes

In this lesson, Paul shows you how to create the clothes and facial features using sugarpaste.

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6. Adding the arms

Paul shows you how to make and add the arms.

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7. Painting the face

In this lesson, Paul applies some white paint to the cake before adding the colour.

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8. Painting the body

Now it’s time to paint the rest of the cake.

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9. Finishing touches

Paul adds some finishing touches to complete the cake.

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10. Other Ideas

Paul shares some other ideas for you to use on your own designs.

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11. PRO Lesson

In this lesson, Paul talks all about how to price and sell a cake like this.

School Monkey Mascot Cake Tutorial by Paul Bradford

Join multi-award winning Paul Bradford in making this cheeky Monkey Mascot cake!
The cake was made for his local primary school in Kirkmichael where the kids were all breaking up for their summer holidays.

There is a great backstory as to why Paul agreed to make this cake, which Paul talks about in the commentary.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Carve and ganache a cake
  • Make and shape rice krispie treats
  • Sculpt features using sugarpaste
  • hand paint on the cake
  • and lots, lots more

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

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