Sugar Wall Street Bull Topper Tutorial

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Learn how to make a Sugar Wall Street Bull figurine with pastillage.

Today’s cake will have a New York, Wall Street Theme. This will be a sugar figurine of the iconic Bull Statue. The Bull is a symbol of a healthy growing economy. I’m hoping that by watching this tutorial you’ll pick up some handy tips to make you a more rounded decorator. So please sit back and relax as we launch into another free Yeners Cake Tips Video.

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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
Modelling & Shaping
  • Modelling tools
  • Plastic cutlery (knife, fork, spoon)
  • Hard pastry margarine/shortening
  • Oil cooking spray
Marzipan Knife Shop Online
Plier
Aluminium Wire Shop Online
3mm thick by 50 cm long
Water Spray Bottle
Small Brush in Water
Ensure that brush bristles are not loose.
Oil Cooking Spray Shop Online
Colour should be as light as possible to prevent discolouration in the fondant or pastillage.
Corrugated Cardboard
Used as tray
Great for placing sugar items to dry. Easy to move around.
Egg white and small brush
Small Brush
Small Scissors
Airbrush Set Shop Online
Gel Food Colours Shop Online
Black and Brown
Gold or Luster
Mix with Alcohol for air brush
Styrofoam Block Shop Online
Recipes & Ingredients

600g

A thick sugar paste, similar to gum paste, that can be molded into different shapes and forms. When dried, it is hard and brittle. Unlike gum paste, pastillage dries much quicker and stronger. Made with gelatine, water...[read more]

White Chocolate (Compound) Wikipedia

50g

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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