3D Formula One Racing Car Cake

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Learn how to make a 3D Formula One racing car cake.

In this tutorial, Serdar demonstrates how to make a realistic 3D Formula One car cake from start to finish line! Watch as he shows you how to convert a toy Formula 1 car into a cake by making accurately scaled plans and templates, then carving the cake accordingly.

What you’ll learn…

  • How to make car tyres
  • Creating accurate blueprints and templates from a toy
  • Carving a three dimensional Formula One cake

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 Formula One Racing Car Cake Course Material
This PDF document contains blueprints, templates and guides to help you make this cake.

Track
Duration
Introduction
3:57
Tools & Materials
4:42
Ingredients & Recipes
2:23
Producing the Body Work
13:27
Making the Wheels
12:02
Carving the Cake
15:22
Hand Shaping the Cake
6:27
Coating the Cake
8:26
The Final Ganache Coat
10:43
Coating with Black Fondant
15:08
Coating with Red Fondant
17:09
Adding Detail
8:26
Making the Driver's Helmet
2:33
Finishing the Wheels
3:00
Removing the Cellophane
1:25
Attaching the Wheels
7:01
Adding the Wheel Supports
4:59
Adding the Side Guards
5:23
Adding the Rear Spoiler
7:54
Adding the Front Spoiler
5:20
Adding the Driver
8:41
Final Thoughts
3:14
Total Duration
2:50:01

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
Planning & Templates
  • Flipchart sheets (70cm x 50cm)
  • Semi transparent silicon baking sheets (70cm x 50cm)
  • White cellophane sheets (70cm x 50cm, on side matt)
  • Basic stationary (pencils, marker pens, ruler etc.)
  • Semi transparent plastic file separators
  • Plastic sleeves
Modelling & Shaping
  • Modelling tools
  • Plastic cutlery (knife, fork, spoon)
  • Hard pastry margarine/shortening
  • Oil cooking spray
Masking & Layering
  • Set of icing spatulas
  • Set of scrapers (hard and flexible)
Formula 1 Car Tire Making Set
See tutorial and course material for more details.

- Ring
- Pusher
- Centre pusher

Edible Gold Powder
Edible Silver Powder
Small Painting Brush
Round Cutter Set Shop Online
Cake Board Watch Tutorial
Black or Gray
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 .
Recipes & Ingredients

1500g for 3 by 25mm high
25cm by 15cm

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Rolled Fondant

1kg Red
1kg Black

A commonly used sugar paste for coating cakes. Also known as RTR (ready to roll) fondant.

300g Black
50g White

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Gum Paste

1kg Black

Dark Chocolate Wikipedia

250g

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