Vintage Bronze Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Vintage Bronze
with Marc Suarez
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 20
Decorating time: 1 day
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Bite Sized

Watch Marc make his Vintage Bronze wedding cake in just one minute!

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Hand-picked highlights from the whole course for those in a hurry.

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1. Preparing the isomalt

In the first lesson, Marc shows you how to heat up your isomalt to create a rock like texture for the cake.

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2. Covering the bottom tier

Marc shows you his technique for  covering a square cake with nice sharp edges.

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3. Decorating with isomalt

Now that you have your isomalt prepared and ready, Marc shows you how to stick it to the bottom tier using piping gel.

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4. The marble technique

In this lesson, Marc creates a beautiful marble effect for covering the top 2 tiers.

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5. Covering the top of the cakes

Here, Marc shows you how to cover the top of the cakes with a sharp edge finish.

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6. Covering the middle tier

Marc shows you how to cover the middle tier with a sharp edge finish.

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7. Covering the top tier

Now we move on to covering the top tier once again with a sharp edge finish.

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8. Creating the concrete effect

Now, with the left over fondant; Marc shows you his top secret technique to creating the concrete effect.

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9. Stacking the cakes

It’s now a case of bringing the three tiers together and you begin to see the amazing overall effect.

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10. Applying the concrete effect

Marc now attaches the concrete effect fondant to the cake.

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11. Making the moulded roses

Marc uses a small flower mould to add a little more decoration to the cake.

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12. Colouring the isomalt

Marc uses a variety of colours to paint the cake in order to achieve the vintage bronze look.

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13. Dusting the concrete effect

In this lesson, Marc dusts up the concrete effect to bring each of the tiers together.

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14. Transferring to the board

In this short lesson, Marc shows you how to add a ribbon and transfer the cake to the board.

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15. Wafer paper flowers

Now, Marc teaches you how to create the wafer paper flower petals. He then dusts the petals to match the cake.

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16. Assembling the flower

In this final lesson, Marc assembles the flower then places it on the cake.

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17. Other Ideas

In this lesson, Marc discusses some other ideas you can use for your own designs.

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18. Pro Lesson

Everything a pro needs to know about selling a cake like this.

Vintage Bronze Wedding Cake Tutorial

In this tutorial, we learn how to make this fantastic wedding cake design. Marc Suarez adds lots of helpful hints and tips along the way.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Temper isomalt 
  • Concrete textured fondant
  • Create a marbled effect using fondant
  • Make wafer paper flowers
  • and much, much more

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