Soapy Bath Time Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Soapy Bath Time
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 17
Decorating time: 1 Day
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1. Covering the Board

The checked technique shown here is a great way to really go down to the detail in a cake. However, if doing the cake commercially you can opt for a plain or wooden textured floor which would be quicker.

 

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2. Finishing the Tiles

The checked technique shown here is a great way to really go down to the detail in a cake. However, if doing the cake commercially you can opt for a plain or wooden textured floor which would be quicker.

 

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3. Shaping the Bath

In this lesson you will learn how to create the carved shaped bath and I’ll bet its not the way you think!

 

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4. Ganaching the Bath

Paul shows you how to ganache the bath ready to be iced with a smooth finish.

 

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5. Ganaching the Bath - Part 2

Paul shows you how to ganache the bath ready to be iced with a smooth finish.

 

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6. Icing the Bath

After the ganache has been refrigerated it’s time to add the sugarpaste, it’s a slightly odd shape but carry on watching and you’ll learn to create an expert smooth finish with ease.

 

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7. Transferring the Bath

Once the bath shape has set in the refrigerator it’s time for the always nerve racking transfer. Don’t fear! Just follow Paul and you’ll have your bath sat on the tiles in no time.

 

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8. Bath Features - Part 1

This cake is all about detail so preparing the taps and feet for the bath forms an important dimension for that attention to detail.

 

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9. Bath Features - Part 2

This cake is all about detail so preparing the taps and feet for the bath forms an important dimension for that attention to detail.

 

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10. The Models

In a completely new technique you will learn how to use polystyrene shapes to create the models and cover them in sugarpaste. Again, lots of detail on the models.

 

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11. The Girl Model - Part 1

In this lesson you’ll learn how to make the girl model that forms the main character of the cake, eyes, ears, nose and mouth are all covered in part 1.
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12. The Girl Model - Part 2

Part 2 covers more detail on the face, eyes and also how to create the cute cartoon style hair using a garlic press!
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13. Making the Dogs - Part 1

The dogs just add that bit of humour to the scene so you can add as many or as few as you like. It’s always a nice touch to make a model of dog that everyone will recognise!
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14. Making the Dogs - Part 2

The dogs just add that bit of humour to the scene so you can add as many or as few as you like. It’s always a nice touch to make a model of dog that everyone will recognise!
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15. Attaching the Models

This is a very time consuming cake to make, but here you get the pleasure of bringing it all together and adding those all important finishing touches.

 

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16. Other Ideas

Paul shares some great ideas of ways to adapt this cake and alternatives that may save you some time!

 

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17. Pro Lesson

The pro lesson covers costs of this fantastic cake and different ways of customising it for your customers needs.

 

The Soapy Bath Time Cake is a great design that will appeal to youngsters and anybody that wants a great, fun cake, there’s a lot of preparation involved but some fantastic skills to learn along the way, enjoy!

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.