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How To Create A Realistic Pumpkin Cake

With Nichola Fisher

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Join Nichola and find out how to create this vibrant and realistic Jack-O-Lantern style pumpkin cake just in time for the autumn season and perfect for celebrating Halloween! In this tutorial you will learn skills and techniques on how to carve and shape a cake, cover and mould with sugarpaste, paint with edible colour to add depth and natural realism, create a wood effect cake board and finally make and paint beautiful autumn sugar leaves to lay around the cake. If you enjoyed this tutorial and want to learn more about novelty shaped cakes then check out our other videos below and don't forget to view our free video 'How To Create Sugar Autumn Leaves For A Cake' on You Tube for more top tips.

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Sattina Bright Orange Sugarpaste

Sattina Bright Orange Sugarpaste

Sattina Spring Green Sugarpaste (Ready To Roll Fondant Icing)

Sattina Golden Brown Sugarpaste

Sattina Pitch Black Sugarpaste

Renshaw White Decor-Ice Flower & Modelling Paste

Plastic Spider Ring Decorations

1m Length Of Chocolate Brown Grosgrain Ribbon

1 Metre Length Of Satin Chocolate Brown Ribbon

Karen Davies Autumn Leaf Mould 2019

Silver Round Cake Drum / Cake Board

Dusting Brush No.6 P18

White Paint Palette

Rainbow Dust Super Strength Edible Glue

Brush No.5 P41

Sugarflair Paste Food Colouring - Poppy Red

Straight Edge Curved Top Smoother / Polisher

PME Straight / Flat Blade Palette Knife (9 Inch)

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Sugarflair Paste Food Colouring - Gooseberry

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700g Tub Of Vanilla Frosting

16 Inch Non-Stick Rolling Pin

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66 Cavity Pink Foam Flower Former Mat

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Silver Round Hardboard Cards

2 x 7 Inch Round Sponge Cakes (approx 3'' each deep)

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Icing Sugar - (purchase locally)

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