Colorful Pomander Wedding Cake

Difficulty Level: This is a rating from 1 to 5 that we decide based on how difficult and how much educational value we think this video tutorial provides. 5 being the most difficult.Intermediate
Production Time: Approximately how long it will take to make this item. 2 Days
Number of Servings: Approximately how many people this item will serve according to the size shown in the video. 100 - 125
RRP: This is our 'Recommended Retail Price'. In other words, this is approximately how much you could sell this item for. $700 - $850

Learn how to make a colorful pomander style wedding cake.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a red and green themed pomander wedding cake. Of course you are free to change the colours to anything you like! Serdar will show you how to make drapes, large flowers, a bow and ribbon and how to arrange flowers in a pomander ball.

 

What you’ll learn…

  • How to make drapes as a pajama texture
  • How to make a sugar ribbon and bow (prepared and attached)
  • How to make large roses
  • How to make a Pomander ball flower arrangement

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.
Colorful Pomander Wedding Cake Course Material
This PDF document contains guides to help you with this cake.

Track
Duration
Part 1
1:32:56
Introduction
2:22
Tools & Materials
2:31
Ingredients & Recipes - Part 1
1:58
Ingredients & Recipes - Part 2
3:57
The Dowels Method
4:50
The Long Threaded Rod Method
7:20
Ingredients & Recipes - Part 2
2:29
Coating the Cakes
14:22
Making the Stripes
15:51
Stacking the Cakes
2:58
Making the Ribbon and Bow
19:52
Making the Rose Petals
6:15
Pearl Spraying the Ribbon and Bow
2:32
Making the Leaves
4:58
Part 2
1:00:04
Preparing the Ball
4:44
Making the Ruffled Border
7:02
Finishing the Roses
13:14
Gluing the Roses
13:55
Adding Leaves and Extensions
10:00
Adding the Ribbon and Bow
8:08
Final Thoughts
1:19
Total Duration
2:33:00

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
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
Cutting & Slicing
  • Set of knives
  • Craft knife
  • Pizza cutter
  • Box cutter
  • Set of scissors
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
Cake Board Watch Tutorial
9 mm MDF 40 cm round covered with white velvet and relined with cellophane sheet for protection
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 .
Cake ring
20 cm round
Plastic bag
A4

For Rose petals

Tranparent flat pusher

For Rose petals

Pasta roller
Flowers pad
Modelling Tools Shop Online
Ball head
Minimum of 8 pieces recommended.
Plastic spoons
Large size
Long Ruler Shop Online
Water and small brush
A4 Paper
Sticky Tape Shop Online
Round Cutter Set Shop Online
Hand Towels
Ensure fibers are not loose.
Dowel
2x 9mmx 250mm long
Cold Spray Shop Online
Cake Board Watch Tutorial
9mm thick 40 cm MDF covered with white velvet and relined with cellophane sheet
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 .
foam ball
75mm diametre

or pure moulded white chocolate

internal supports
dowels method or long threaded rod method

see course material

Recipes & Ingredients

175mm h x 250mm d round
75mm h x 200mm d round
100mm h x 150mm d round

See diagram for more details

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White Chocolate Wikipedia

500g

Chocolate is a typically sweet, usually brown, food preparation of Theobroma cacao seeds, roasted and ground, often flavored, as with vanilla. It is made in the form of a liquid, paste, or in a block or used as a flavoring ingredient in other sweet foods.
Honey Wikipedia

50g

Honey is a sweet food made by bees using nectar from flowers.
Rolled Fondant

3kg light green
1kg green
1kg white
300g pink
1kg red

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

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