Easter Wheelbarrow Cake

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Learn how to make a cake decorated with an Easter theme which includes a wheelbarrow and some Easter eggs.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make an Easter themed cake with a wheelbarrow and Easter eggs topper. Chef Yener will go through, step by step, how to make a white fence, grass (painted and modelled), bushes, stones, the wheelbarrow and the eggs.

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.
Easter Wheelbarrow Cake Course Material
This PDF document contains blueprints and templates for the wheelbarrow as well as guides to make the eggs and the fence.

Track
Duration
Introduction
1:33
Tools, Materials, Ingredients & Recipes
5:50
Cutting the Wheelbarrow Parts
15:03
Making the Fence Parts
7:58
Making the Eggs
5:47
Coating the Eggs
3:40
Painting the Grass Texture
3:17
Assembling the Fence
5:58
Making the Bushes
5:29
Adding Fondant Grass
4:01
Adding Stones
3:53
Assembling & Painting the Wheelbarrow
12:38
Decorating the Eggs
13:24
Finishing the Base
3:48
Placing the Wheelbarrow
2:58
Making & Adding Flowers
3:19
Placing the Eggs in the Wheelbarrow
2:03
Final Thoughts
1:40
Total Duration
1:43:59

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
Set of Knives Shop Online
Box Cutter Shop Online
Set of Scissors Shop Online
Pizza Cutter Shop Online
Preferably large, stable and sharp.
Round Cutter Set Shop Online
50mm
Round Nozzle Set Shop Online
15mm
Cake Pop Sticks
Water Spray Bottle
PVC Pipe Shop Online
Often used to create pillars between cake tiers. Can also be used within the cake to provide extra internal support. Serdar often uses a PVC pipe to roll fondant.
Powder Shaker Shop Online
Starch
Preferably with small holes.
Needle or Pin
Serdar often uses a needle or a pin to remove air bubbles from underneath the fondant when coating a cake. They can also be used to pick up very small objects when decorating.
Hand Towels
Ensure fibers are not loose.
PVC Egg Moulds
60mm Long
Paper Puncher
Small Flowers
Hole Puncher
Dinner fork
Ceramic Dinner Plate
Cellophane Shop Online
Gel Food Colours Shop Online
Liquid Food Colours Shop Online
Brown
Recipes & Ingredients

4 x 400g each
25mm high x 200mm diameter.

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1.5kg
For layering and masking.

Chocolate ganache is nothing but pure chocolate melted with a generous amount of boiling fresh cream. This smooth airless chocolate cream makes a lot of things possible. A benefit of chocolate ganache is that the high...[read more]

500g Green

Royal icing is a hard white icing, made from egg white and icing sugar (mix or pure). A little addition of an acidic substance like lemon juice, citric acid or cream of tartar, the texture of the icing can be improved....[read more]

350g White
200g Dark brown
300g Brown
144g Black
50g Green

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]

Rolling Fondant

300g White
50g Red
50g Green
50g Yellow
50g Blue
1kg Light green

Dark Chocolate Wikipedia

50g

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.
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.
Cereal

80g Bran
100g Oat Flakes

2 Comments

  • Profile photo of Adele

    Fantastic. What a great variety of skills, and as you mentioned could be used in many combinations to achieve a good variety of results. Happy Easter to you and your family, and thank you for sharing.

  • Profile photo of Elisabetta

    it looks gorgeous and it is very versatile. I am looking forward to this tutorial :-)

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