Learn how to make a gazebo cake topper with pastillage.

Romantic objects have always been part of cake decorating and a sugar gazebo, in my opinion, is one of the most appropriate cake toppers for a wedding cake and I love making them. Today we are going to make one together. This is my very own gazebo design which I have used in my Gazebo and Doves Wedding Cake tutorial at Yeners Way. I would like to do simpler version for you and I hope you enjoy the experience.

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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.
Sugar Gazebo Course Material
This PDF document contains templates and guides to help you with this tutorial.
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 cutters

Round (135mm, 100mm, 30mm)

Heart (30mm, 13mm)

Rolling pin
40mm PVC pipe
Powder Shaker Shop Online
Preferably with small holes.
Craft Knife Shop Online
Marzipan Knife Shop Online
Hand Towels
Ensure fibers are not loose.
Water Spray Bottle
Oil Cooking Spray Shop Online
Colour should be as light as possible to prevent discolouration in the fondant or pastillage.
Plastic Wrap Shop Online
Recipes & Ingredients

500g White

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]

White Chocolate (Compound) Wikipedia

For gluing

Compound chocolate is a product made from a combination of cocoa, vegetable fat, and sweeteners. It is used as a lower-cost alternative to true chocolate, as it uses less-expensive hard vegetable fats such as coconut oil or palm kernel oil in place of the more expensive cocoa butter. It may also be known as 'compound coating' or 'chocolatey coating' when used as a coating for candy.

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]


  1. AYO TOGUN says:

    Beautiful . such an amazing teaching just watched a couple of the tutorials and I am inspired . Thanks for sharing your knowledge.

  2. Deirdre Kettle says:

    so beautiful, you are an amazing talent and inspiration

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