Flat Cruiser Motorcycle Cake

Flat Cruiser Motorcycle Cake

$450 - $500

Learn how to make a flat cruiser motorcycle cake.

In this tutorial, we are going to make another motorbike cake. This cake will be an easier and quicker version of our 3D Cruiser Motorcycle Cake which stands upright. This cake won’t have any construction or light installation but will hopefully receive almost the same amount of admiration.

Downloadable Course Material

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Flat Cruiser Motorcycle Cake Course Material
This PDF document contains templates and guides to help you with this tutorial.

The Plan
Tools & Materials
Recipes & Ingredients
Making the Template
Shaping the Sponge Tyres
Shaping the Sponge Body
Masking the Cake
Coating Wheels with Fondant
Coating Engine Area with Fondant
Making the Fondant Mudguard
Making the Rims
Making the Exhaust Pipe
Making the Front Suspension
Making the Chassis
Making the Engine Parts
Making Misc. Parts
Airbrushing Parts
Painting Confectionery Glaze
Removing Protective Sheet
Making the Handlebars
Making the Decals
Glueing the Parts On
Finishing Off Handlebars
Adding the Mirrors & Lights
Adding Engine Details
Adding Brake Light & Pedals
Painting with Silver Luster
Final Thoughts
Total Duration

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
Masking & Layering
  • Set of icing spatulas
  • Set of scrapers (hard and flexible)
Modelling & Shaping
  • Modelling tools
  • Plastic cutlery (knife, fork, spoon)
  • Hard pastry margarine/shortening
  • Oil cooking spray
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
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
Aluminium Wire Shop Online
3mm thick 20cm long
Small Brush in Water
Ensure that brush bristles are not loose.
Confectioners Varnish Shop Online
Airbrush Set Shop Online
Silver luster

- To airbrush: Mixed with alcohol
- To paint: Mixed with oil

Oil Cooking Spray Shop Online
Colour should be as light as possible to prevent discolouration in the fondant or pastillage.
Round Cutter Set Shop Online
Recipes & Ingredients
Rolled Fondant

Black 2500g
Orange 20g
Red 20g

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One comment

  1. Bobbi Ames says:

    This is a fantastic tutorial! Every step was VERY clear! I can’t wait for the opportunity to try this one! Thank you again for all you do! ❤️

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