Medieval Castle and Dragon Cake

Medieval Castle and Dragon Cake

$450 - $500

Learn how to make a 3D Medieval Castle Cake with a gravity defying Sugar Dragon in the air.

In this tutorial you will learn how to make a 3D castle cake with a gravity defying sugar dragon blowing fire onto it from the sky. Perfect for any medieval cake or Game of Thrones themed cake.

What you’ll learn…

  • Gravity defying internal support for flying creatures
  • Castle wall textures
  • Luster coloring
  • Modelling a Dragon
  • Make natural looking rocks

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.
Medieval Castle and Dragon Cake Course Material
This PDF document contains templates and guides to help you with this tutorial.

Tools & Materials
Building the Construction
Castle - Sandwiching the Cake
Crumb Coating
Shaping the Wire
Making the Castle Walls
Cutting the Windows
Making Lower Rings & Door Frame
Making Tower Balcony & Holders
Decorating Base & Adding Lustre
Dragon - Making the Wings
Making the Body
Making the Head
Making the Legs
Making the Horns & Spikes
Adding the Wings
Making the Flames - Part 1
Painting the Dragon
Making Flags & Door Grill - Part 1
Making the Flames - Part 2
Making Flags & Door Grill - Part 2
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
Cutting & Slicing
  • Set of knives
  • Craft knife
  • Pizza cutter
  • Box cutter
  • Set of scissors
Masking & Layering
  • Set of icing spatulas
  • Set of scrapers (hard and flexible)
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
Modelling & Shaping
  • Modelling tools
  • Plastic cutlery (knife, fork, spoon)
  • Hard pastry margarine/shortening
  • Oil cooking spray
To protect cake from metal contact
Luster colours
Set of Brushes Shop Online
Aluminium Foil Shop Online
Thicker is preferred.
Oil Cooking Spray Shop Online
Colour should be as light as possible to prevent discolouration in the fondant or pastillage.
Water Spray Bottle
Round Cutter Set Shop Online
PVC foil
For chocolate crust coat
Hand Towels
Ensure fibers are not loose.
Slice of tin
To make square cutter
Cake Board Watch Tutorial
9mm thick 35mm round covered with brown velvet and coated with cellophane
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 .
Long threaded road
12 mm thich (M12) 18cm long + 4 nuts
Galvanised wire
3mm thick 50cm long

for Dragon

Thin wire
0.5mm 50cm long

for wings

2x #19
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Rolled Fondant

1500g White
100g Black
200g Green

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


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  1. dawn Pilbro says:


  2. Bobbi Ames says:

    WOW! You are AMAZING!I love this tutorial with all of your GREAT ideas! Thank you so much!!!

  3. Candy Melts says:

    Fantastic some very interesting techniques, thank you for sharing! Kind regards.

  4. daymuffin says:

    the cake covering technique is brilliant with PVC. I never thought of this!
    so happy to learn this technique.
    thank you Mr Yener

  5. Wendy Hewkin says:

    Absolutely love it thank you for the tutorial

  6. melinda nagy says:

    Loooove it!!!

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