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Looking for FREE online cake decorating tutorials?

Do you want FREE cake decorating tutorials?

Click on the images below to access these FREE PDF pictorials:

LATEST TUTORIAL - CUTE RAINBOW AND CLOUDS CAKE TOPPER

Rainbow cake topper free tutorial by Julie's cake in a box
Free sugar modelling figure tutorial by Julie's Cake in a Box
Free tutorial - textured cake boards for novelty cakes, by Julie's Cake in a Box
Free cake decorating tutorials - springer spaniel fondant model by Julie's Cake in a Box
Free sugar figure cake topper tutorial

How about learning more about cake decorating, in a supportive, friendly community?

Facebook group for Novelty Cakes and Cake Decorators by Julie's Cake in a Box

Come and join my FB group with like minded people

 

A fun, safe, supportive environment, where you can:

 

          – learn and grow

          – ask questions

          – share experiences

          – share your cakes

          – access free tutorials & exclusive live demos

          – find advice

          – chat

          – have fun

FREE Cake Decorating Tutorials – Videos

Click on the photos below to view these short video tutorials

Free cake decorating tutorials - how to stack a 2 tier cake

In this short video, you will learn:

  • which dowels to use for stacking cakes
  • how to measure and cut the dowels
  • how to stack a 2 tier (6″ & 8″) cake
Free cake decorating tutorials - decorating a colourful heart design cake

In this short video, you will learn how to:

  • colour sugar paste with gel colours
  • add tylo powder to sugar paste
  • cut out heart and circle shaped pieces of paste
  • apply sugar paste decorations to your cake
Free cake decorating tutorials - how to create a wooden floorboard textured cake board

In this short video, you will learn how to:

  • texture a covered cake board
  • divide into even ‘floor boards’
  • create a knot in the wood effect
  • hand paint to achieve a realistic wood colouring
How to make a pleated fabric effect with sugar paste or fondant for cakes

In this short video, you will learn how to:

  • create fabric pleat effects with sugar paste (fondant)
  • how to measure the size you need
  • how to apply to your cake

I have also done some FREE full length cake decorating tutorials, live from the Sugar & Crumbs kitchen.

The recordings of these can be accessed by clicking on the photos below:

Make up bag free video tutorial, by Julie's Cake in a Box at Sugar and Crumbs

In this live recording, you will learn how to:

  • carve a cake
  • cover with chocolate ganache
  • achieve a quilted effect with sugar paste
  • make simple make up accessories
  • stamp and paint a birthday message on the cake board
Cute Christmas dog themed cake, free tutorial by Julie's Cake in a Box, at Sugar and Crumbs

In this live recording, you will learn how to:

  • cover a round cake with a striped design
  • make Rice Krispie Cereal Treats (RKT)
  • model the RKT into a dog’s head
  • cover and detail the dog’s head
  • make a ‘box lid’
  • add Christmas themed decorations
  • stamp and paint a Christmas message on the cake board
Christmas stocking free cake tutorial by Julie's Cake in a Box at Sugar and Crumbs

In this live recording, you will learn how to:

  • carve a stocking shape from cake
  • coat carved cake with ganache
  • cover the cake with white sugar paste
  • airbrush the red and white snowflake design
  • emboss and paint name to personalise
  • make holly leaves for decoration

Prefer to learn 'hands on'?

Why not come to one of my cake decorating classes in Beverley, East Yorkshire?

Find out more here

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