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.
Underwater Scene Cake with Seahorse Couple Topper - Course Material
This PDF document contains an actual size front view blueprint, a checklist for the parts that need to be made, guides to make the ferns, coral, waves, turtle and seahorses, as well as reference images of the finished cake.
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
Preferably large, stable and sharp.
Minimum of 8 pieces recommended.
Preferably with small holes.
Preferably with no scratches or dents.
Ensure fibers are not loose.
Colour should be as light as possible to prevent discolouration in the fondant or pastillage.
Small Brush in Water
Ensure that brush bristles are not loose.
Preferably with 1 gram increments.
green, brown, orange, yellow, black, blue
A strong flat tray that doesn't bend which is about 2mm or 3mm thick. Can be aluminium or plastic. Should be light in weight.
Post card or business card size
A thin card board like the ones that make a white cake box, a post card or a business card.
Recipes & Ingredients
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.
Other Required Items
2 Tier Cake
Coated with fondant, centre support