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Custom Cake Toppers: Step by Step

with Brenda Walton
Custom Cake Toppers: Step by Step
Bring personality to your cakes and a smile to every guest's face with these endearing, amazing toppers. Get perfect results with detailed directions and exact fondant measurements.

Create adorable toppers with fondant pro Brenda Walton's tips for achieving her signature sweet faces, precise fondant measurements and more. Start by making a groom topper with tailored pants, four-button jacket, bow tie and boutonnière. Bring his bride to life with a ruffled gown, bejeweled bodice and beautiful bouquet. Make a lovable grandma holding a cake she's ready to serve and a jovial grandpa wearing comfortable khakis and a dress shirt. Create a daydreaming little girl with a fun sash and frilled accents on her dress. Plus, learn how Brenda makes her figures even more impressive with shading and painted details. Add personalized toppers to your cakes and show guests of honor just how special they are.

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Lesson plan

23:41

Lesson 1. The Groom's Body

  • Meet your instructor, Brenda Walton, as you preview the five delightful figures you’ll make in this class. Then, jump right in and start constructing your groom! Brenda will share with you her method for creating all of her toppers, from working with fondant to weighing out each element to ensure everything is in scale. Get tips on doweling and creating custom figures as well!

24:15

Lesson 2. The Bride's Body

22:45

Lesson 3. The Bride & Groom: Embellishing the Figures

27:57

Lesson 4. The Bride & Groom: Final Details

31:04

Lesson 5. Sweet Grandma

20:26

Lesson 6. Smiling Grandpa

22:27

Lesson 7. Cheery Little Girl

"Brenda is amazing, very precise with the measurements and details, I love the class."
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