Downloadable Course Material
If you would like to approximately match the size of the artwork in the tutorial, print the downloadable files at 100% size. If you require your artwork to be smaller or larger, just adjust the print size accordingly.
3D Diamond Ring Cake Course Material
This PDF document contains actual size blueprints as well as guides to roll the fondant and make the decorative ornaments.
While not everything on this list is absolutely required, these are the things used in this tutorial video.
Of course you are welcome to find alternative ways of doing things and we would love to hear if you've
discovered an easier method or better tool to achieve good results. Please note that some items may be listed as sets,
and it is usually recommended to have full sets, it may not be neccessary. In most cases, only one item from a set is actually used
in the tutorial. Please watch the tutorial before purchasing any items to make sure you are not buying anything you don't need.
Tools & Materials
Cutting & Slicing
- Set of knives
- Craft knife
- Pizza cutter
- Box cutter
- Set of scissors
Rolling & Coating
- Set of PVC pipes (30mm to 40mm thick, 40cm & 20cm long)
- Rolling pin (30cm long)
- Powder shaker (Filled with starch)
- Needle or pin (to pop air bubbles)
- Perfections strips
- Fondant smoother
Modelling & Shaping
- Modelling tools
- Plastic cutlery (knife, fork, spoon)
- Hard pastry margarine/shortening
- Oil cooking spray
Colouring & Painting
- Airbrush set
- Gel colours
- Luster dust
- Set of brushes
- Clean sponge cubes
- Titanium dioxide
Masking & Layering
- Set of icing spatulas
- Set of scrapers (hard and flexible)
For Isomalt gemstones
Metal cake ring
5cm high by 25cm diameter
Threaded rod with 10mm diametre (also known as M10).
A temporary board to mask the cake on.
3mm thick by 125mm round cardboard
Round 30cm diametre
A piece of wood coated with fabric and temporarily covered with cellophane to keep fabric clean until the cake is complete. For more information, watch our tutorial on how to cover a cake board with fabric
Preferably with 1 gram increments.
50cm by 50cm
Thicker is preferred.
50cm by 50cm
Recipes & Ingredients
Round 5cm height by 15cm diameter (500g)
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A commonly used sugar paste for coating cakes. Also known as RTR (ready to roll) fondant.
Isomalt is a sugar substitute, a type of sugar alcohol, used primarily for its sugar-like physical properties. It has only a small impact on blood sugar levels and does not promote tooth decay, i.e. is tooth-friendly. Isomalt is widely used for the production of sugar-free candy, especially hard-boiled candy, because it resists crystallisation much better than the standard combinations of sucrose and corn syrup. It is used in sugar sculpture for the same reason. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isomalt
Compound chocolate is a product made from a combination of cocoa, vegetable fat, and sweeteners. It is used as a lower-cost alternative to true chocolate, as it uses less-expensive hard vegetable fats such as coconut oil or palm kernel oil in place of the more expensive cocoa butter. It may also be known as 'compound coating' or 'chocolatey coating' when used as a coating for candy.
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Good day. I love this tutorial. I have one question, how did you get the lines on the C-Scroll decorations?
I am using 20 cm long 15mm thick long threaded rod from the hardware shop.
Excellent and beautiful tutorial! Thank you, Chef Yener!
Hi. Can u ask me If I take cake ring 30cm and 6cm high can I make bigger cake? About 1,5 kg. What do think?
Yes you can do that, but make sure the ring is strong enough to hold the weight of the cake.
Thanks Serdar. I am overjoyed that you were able to make this tutorial. I screamed when I saw the notice in my email. ?
I can hardly wait to get this one ? Very exciting
Oh so excited to learn that