Decorating with Royal Icing Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Decorating with Royal Icing
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy
HD Lessons: 13
Decorating time: 2hrs Approx
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1. Decorating with Royal Icing - Background Information

Paul talks about his background in royal icing and what he has needed to know during his 10 years running a cake decorating business.

 

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2. Decorating with Royal Icing - Making Royal Icing

Learn how to make the Royal Icing that Paul uses. See above for the ingredients and tools.

 

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3. Decorating with Royal Icing - Making a Piping Bag

Paul shows you in detail how to make a selection of piping bags. A basic skill needed to get started in royal icing.

 

 

 

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4. Decorating with Royal Icing - Nozzle Types - Colouring Royal Icing

Here Paul shows you how to colour royal icing, he also talks you through some basic nozzle types and how to attach them to different kinds of icing bags.

 

 

 

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5. Decorating with Royal Icing - Basic Lines & Circles - Part 1

Here Paul shows you how to create some practice sheets to allow you to get up to speed with the basic handling of a royal icing bag.

 

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6. Decorating with Royal Icing - Basic Lines and Circles - Part 2

Here Paul shows you how to create some practice sheets to allow you to get up to speed with the basic handling of a royal icing bag.

 

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7. Decorating with Royal Icing - Basic Lines & Circles - Part 3

Practice makes perfect and here Paul shows you a convenient way to to be able to practice as much as you like pretty much whenever you like.

 

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8. Decorating with Royal Icing - Royal Icing Lettering

Royal icing lettering is one of those things a lot of people find worrying, but again its all about practice and getting to the point where it’s second nature.

In this lesson Paul talks you through some of the basic fonts he uses often as well as encouraging you to find your own styles then practice them until you become confident.

 

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9. Decorating with Royal Icing - Lettering the Cake

When the time comes to putting letting onto a cake you will need to make sure you had enough practice but you will also need to make sure the positioning of the letters are where you want them. In this lesson Paul talks about how to get the lettering in the right spot and the right size as well as talking about how to curve the lettering around the centre of a cake.

 

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10. Decorating with Royal Icing - Simple Run Out

Run outs are a great technique to achieve a bit of a different feel on a cake, they are also very popular on biscuits.

Using the tips Paul gives here, you can get a beautiful gloss look and add a delicate finish to your cakes.

 

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11. Decorating with Royal Icing - Simple Run Out (Continued)

Run outs are a great technique to achieve a bit of a different feel on a cake, they are also very popular on biscuits.

Using the tips Paul gives here you can get a beautiful gloss look and add a delicate finish to your cakes.

 

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12. Decorating with Royal Icing - Brush Embroidery - Part 1

Brush embroidery is a very popular technique and becoming more and more so especially on certain styles of wedding cake, so it’s important to add this skill to your repertoire.

You can quite easily create very beautiful and delicate decorations on your cakes using the simple skills taught in this lesson.

 

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13. Decorating with Royal Icing - Brush Embroidery - Part 2

Brush embroidery is a very popular technique and becoming more and more so especially on certain styles of wedding cake, so it’s important to add this skill to your repertoire.

You can quite easily create very beautiful and delicate decorations on your cakes using the simple skills taught in this lesson.

 

This weeks course will kick start our new techniques courses with a highly demanded ‘Decorating with Royal Icing’ course.

The course covers everything from making royal icing and piping bags to run outs and brush embroidery. ‘Decorating with Royal Icing’ techniques course will certainly teach you skills to make your cakes stand out, 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.