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Cake Design Made Simple: The Wedding Dress

with Rachael Teufel
Cake Design Made Simple: The Wedding Dress
Translate the beauty and elegance of a bride’s dress into cake with help from cake designer Rachael Teufel.

With cake artist Rachael Teufel as your guide, you'll learn how to make wedding dress cakes that cater to modern brides looking for one-of-a-kind designs. Whether it's replicating a dress with carved cake and embellishments made from gumpaste and modeling chocolate, or drawing inspiration from the gown, invitation and more, Rachael will show you the best way to deliver a bit of marital bliss one piece at a time. Along the way, you'll learn to texture modeling chocolate to resemble the most fashion-forward bridal fabrics and form tiny sequins and blossoms to emulate fine details. 

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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Getting Inspired

  • Meet Rachael and start a discussion about different decorating mediums and design considerations.


Lesson 2. Designing the Cake


Lesson 3. Making the Decorations


Lesson 4. Carving & Icing


Lesson 5. Assembling the Skirt


Lesson 6. Assembling the Bodice


Lesson 7. Adding Embellishments


Lesson 8. Event-Encompassing Designs


Lesson 9. Decorating with Lace


Lesson 10. Ruching & Bows

"This was an amazing class with numerous techniques demonstrating the use of modeling chocolate. Rachael actually demonstrates techniques with five different cakes. The ideas were endless. Rachael is an outstanding instructor that provides step-by-step instructions. I can't wait for an additional class to be offered by Rachael. Please hurry!"
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