Common Decorations – Overview

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Skill Level: Beginner
HD Lessons: 11
Decoration Time: Dependent on decoration

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  • Covered 12” (30.5cm) Round Cake
  • 14” (35.6cm) Round cake drum
  • Sugarpaste
  • Flower paste
  • Icing sugar
  • Till roll paper
  • Food pen
  • Sugar glue
  • Food bag
  • Spaghetti
  • Ribbon
  • Royal icing
  • PME Glaze spray
  • Snowflake dust and lustre
  • Edible pearls


  • Palette knife (small)
  • Rolling Pin
  • Sharp knife
  • Smoothers
  • Turntable
  • Scissors
  • Roller Markers
  • PME Tools
  • Paint brush
  • Ruler
  • Air puffer
  • Cutters: Round, rose leaf, sunflower, daisy, butterfly, blossom, love hearts, snowflake, calyx
  • Texturised Sheets: various from Edible Creators and Stephen benson Sugar Artistry
  • Moulds: Brooch – Karen Davies, Snowfllake Lace – Stephen Benson, Cames – FPC Sugarcraft


Just by mastering the common decorations in this course you will vastly expand on the amount of cakes you can create. Paul uses these decorations again and again on many different styles of cake. Take this free course and learn 11 different decorations!

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford´s mission is to ‘Empower people to achieve their cake decorating dreams’ by providing a range of cake decorating courses and online tutorials through their website, which currently teaches 185,000+ students.  
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