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.
Chocolate Magnolia Cake Course Material
This PDF document contains actual size blueprints for the front view and top view as well as guides for the side decoration.
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
Pencil, eraser, ruler, sharpener etc.
Preferably with small holes.
A thin card board like the ones that make a white cake box, a post card or a business card.
In the tutorial, this round mirror is used to add an extra effect but this is not absolutely required.
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
Recipes & Ingredients
100cm high x 25cm width. Coated with brown fondant (can be coloured with cocoa powder).
5 X 250mm round mud cake sponge (600g each).
2kg for layering between sponge layers and for masking.
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