Seb The Mushroom Man Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Seb The Mushroom Man
with Kelly McWilliam
Skill level: Advanced
HD Lessons: 15
Decorating time: 2 days
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Bite Sized

Watch Kelly make her Mushroom Man cake in just 1 minute!

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A collection of highlights from the full tutorial.

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1. Starting the structure

In the first lesson, you will be constructing a basic structure for your cake, learning what materials to use, how to make it food safe and then finally how to start your cake!

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2. Stacking and carving

In this lesson Kelly shows you how to stack and then carve a basic cake.

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3. Ganaching the cake

In this lesson, Kelly shows you how to ganache and smooth the cake.

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4. Preparing the cake for covering

Adding texture using modelling chocolate to the base in preparation for covering.

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5. Modelling the feet

Kelly shows you how to model super realistic feet!

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6. Sculpting the face

in this lesson, Kelly shows you how to get the finer details when it comes to sculpting a face.

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7. Painting the face

Next, we are painting the face and adding more details.

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8. Adding the clothes

Adding clothes to our cake, detailing and adding realistic texture to the clothes, also attaching the head.

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9. Making the hands

Time for some super realistic hands!

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10. Painting the body

In this lesson, Kelly shows you how to paint his clothing to add more interest and details.

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11. Making the mushroom head

In this lesson, Kelly will be making a realistic-looking mushroom from Rice Krispies and painting and textures.

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12. Other Ideas

A wee chat about other versions we could do and other ideas using this cake as inspiration.

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13. PRO Lesson

A wee chat about costing this cake and how we can adapt this cake for other uses.

Seb The Mushroom Man Cake Tutorial

In this week’s tutorial, we are joined by the talented Kelly McWilliam showing us how to make her show-stopper cake – Seb The Mushroom Man!

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Carve a cake
  • Sculpt a face, realistic hands and feet
  • Work with modelling paste
  • Use chocolate to create realistic features
  • Hand paint details
  • and much, much 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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