Structural Santa Cake

Subhashini Ramsingh

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 In this course, you will be learning how to make a 2-legged structural cake. 

 In this course, you will learn how to

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#1 Tools & Materials

In this lesson, you will learn about the tools and materials that you need to build the structure from scratch at your home.

#2 Build the Structure

In this lesson, you will learn how to make the structure from the scratch. Starting from drilling the board to measuring the pipes and fixing them with the right sized boards in between to hold the cake in between in a stable way.

#3 Make the Structure Edible Safe

In this lesson, you will learn how to make the complete structure edible safe before starting to work with cakes and other edible mediums.

#4 Build the Cake Layers

In this lesson, you will learn how to stack the cakes with the fillings and build the body of Santa. You will learn the right consistency and ratio of the filling and also flavor the sponges which are apt to go with structural cakes.

#5 Carve the Cake

In this lesson, you will learn how to carve the cake layers to shape into the body of Santa. You will also learn how to add more bulk in places where cake layers are not enough.

#6 Build the Legs and Face

In this lesson, you will learn how to make Rice Krispy treats and build the legs and face to create the shape needed without adding a lot of weight to the structured cake.

#7 Ganache the Santa

In this lesson, you will learn how to ganache the entire surface of Santa and give it a perfectly smooth finish. Make the entire body perfect for draping with fondant.

#8 Cover with Fondant

In this lesson, you will learn how to cover the entire Santa with fondant. You will learn how to safely cover the unconventional shape of cake in parts and cover the joints to give a seamless finish.

#9 Face Anatomy

In this lesson, you will learn the basic face anatomy and how to build the features of the face through face sculpting techniques.

#10 Face Sculpting

In this lesson, you will learn to make modeling chocolate and sculpt the Santa’s face by adding, eyes, nose, mouth, forehead, cheeks and make a perfect Santa Claus face.

#11 Beard, Mustache, Eyebrows

In this lesson, you will learn how to add the beard, mustache, and eyebrows for the Santa.

#12 Making the Santa cap

In this lesson, you will learn how to add the cap for Santa.

#13 Face Painting

In this lesson you will learn how to cover the eyebrows, mustache, and the beard of Santa with white fondant. Paint the eyes and also paint the face to give the realistic skin tone and the depth of the features of the centers.

#14 Hands & Shoes

In this lesson, you will learn how to make the hands, legs, bell and other details to complete making the Santa Claus.

Curriculum

18 Lessons10h

Structural Santa Cake

Tools & Materials3:48
Build the Structure39:46
Make the Structure Edible Safe5:34
Build the Legs and Face34:42
Build the Cake Layers27:12
Carve the Cake15:25
Ganache the Santa1:08:53
Cover with Fondant1:11:26
Face Anatomy20:05
Face Sculpting50:34
Beard, Mustache, Eyebrows12:59
Making the Santa Cap22:21
Face Painting14:54
Hands and Shoes46:47
How to make the Modelling Chocolate4:30
How to make Marshmallow1:24
Building the structure using Threaded rod7:12
Adding Grid lines to the inspiration image in Canva1:44

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Subhashini Ramsingh

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Total Duration 10 hours
Total Lesson(s)
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