Dragon Castle Cake

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Skill Level: Advanced
HD Lessons: 24
Decoration Time: Two Half Days (allowing for drying time)

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Learn how to make a castle cake with this step by step video tutorial from the multi-award winning Emma Ball, who will guide you through all of the stages of how to transform a three-tier cake into her magical Dragon Castle cake design. This course is aimed at cake decorators that have an advanced skill level due to the modelling skills involved, but don’t be afraid to take a look and learn with us if you’re not quite at an advanced level as Emma is a great teacher and you’re sure to learn lots. Throughout this course you will learn numerous new skills and techniques that you can apply to other cakes. The course also contains lessons on how to make an incredible dragon sugar model, princess sugar model and our hero - the knight sugar model.

Emma Ball

Emma Ball

Emma started as a Saturday girl at the very famous Richard's Cakes and in true rags to riches fashion Emma is now the manager of Richards' Cakes where they produce an average of 70 cakes per week! Richards' Cakes have catered for a number of celebrity clients - including Andrew Flintoff and the cast of Coronation Street. Emma has also went on to win countless Gold Awards at Cake International too!
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Golden Tier award
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