Musical Party Cake

Learn how to make a psychedelic musical party themed cake.

In this tutorial, you will learn Yener’s way of making drapes with fondant, which can be used for many classic wedding cakes. You will also learn how to make a bow with fondant as well as how to make ribbon banners with chocolate that can be used for toppers. Learn all this and more in this psychedelic musical party themed cake tutorial!

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.
Musical Party Cake Course Material
This PDF document contains an actual size blueprint of the front view of the cake as well as guides for the records, star and drapes.

Track
Duration
Introduction
2:51
Tools & Materials
6:13
Making the Records
3:20
Making the Stars
2:41
Making the Bow Pieces
3:16
Coating the Cake
3:59
Making the Fondant Drapes
10:23
Finishing the Fondant
8:25
Making the Records (Part 2)
4:50
Adding the Topper
9:50
Adding the Bow
5:16
Adding the Stars
4:13
Designing the Sheet Music
1:32
Making the Sheet Music
2:56
Making the Sheet Music (Part 2)
1:45
Final Assembly
4:21
Final Touches
3:56
Final Thoughts
00:24
Total Duration
01:21:39

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
Perspex Pusher
Rolling Pins Shop Online
Preferably with no scratches or dents.
Pizza Cutter Shop Online
Preferably large, stable and sharp.
Set of Knives Shop Online
Set of Scissors Shop Online
Powder Shaker Shop Online
Preferably with small holes.
Icing Spatula Set Shop Online
Round Cutter Set Shop Online
Aluminium Wire Shop Online
(Craft Wire)
Cellophane Shop Online
Straws
(Thick) - Or a thin PVC Pipe
Recipes & Ingredients
Rolled Fondant

Mixed colours

Firm Rolled Fondant

(20% Additional icing sugar)

Barrel shaped cake

Total cake size: 150mm (height) x 250mm (diametre)

1 X 50mm (height) x 200mm (diametre)
2 X 50mm (height) x 150mm (diametre)

Can use other flavour if desired.

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Dark Chocolate Wikipedia
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
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.

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