Tartan Handbag Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Tartan Handbag
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 11
Decorating time: 4 hours
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Watch Paul make his Tartan Handbag in just 1 minute!

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1. Lesson1 - Ganaching the cake

In this lesson, Paul shows you how to ganache the sides and top of your cake with a smooth finish.

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2. Cutting out the sides

Now it’s time to cut out the sides of the handbag from sugarpaste using a handmade template.

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3. Making the template

In this lesson, Paul shows you how he draws out the tartan pattern template on to the sugarpaste.

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4. Painting the stripes

Now we’re moving on to painting the tartan pattern on to the sugarpaste!

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5. Finishing the stripes

Time to finish the lovely pattern on our handbag.

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6. Attaching the sides

Paul shows you how to put the sides onto the ganached cake.

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7. Finishing touches

Paul shows you how to create all the little parts of the handbag such as handles and zipper!

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8. Other Ideas

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

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9. PRO Lesson

In this lesson, Paul talks about how to price and sell your cakes.

Tartan Handbag Cake Tutorial

Join Paul in the Strathardle Lodge studio to make this Scottish themed tartan handbag!

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Ganache a simple cake
  • Cover a cake in panels
  • Create a tartan pattern from scratch
  • Make detailed handbag features

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Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

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