Porsha the Persian

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Skill Level: Advanced
HD Lessons: 12
Decoration Time: 2 Days

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  • 8” Round by 5” deep chocolate cake (or 2x 2.5″)
  • 7” Round by 5” deep chocolate cake (or 2x 2.5″)
  • 5” Half dome cakes x 2 (to make a round ball of cake for head)


  • 700g Dark chocolate ganache

Cake Card and Drums

  • 10” Round cake drum


  • 2kg White sugarpaste

Modelling Chocolate

  • 200g White modelling chocolate

Paints and Dusts

  • Dinky Doodle Airbrush Paints (Alcohol Based)
  • Blue
  • Red
  • Yellow
  • Black
  • White
  • Strawberry Pro Gel by rainbow dust


  • Cornflour
  • Confectioners glaze
  • 1 dowelling stick or skewer

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  • Cranked palette knife
  • Sharp cutting knife
  • Serrated knife

Modelling Tools

  • Dresden tool
  • Stitch effect tool

Cakey Tools

  • Rolling pin
  • Airbrush


  • Kitchen roll
In this tutorial, Zoe Fox shows us how to make a Persian cat cake that's absolutely adorable and pretty tasty too!
Watch this tutorial to learn how to create a wood effect cake board, carve cake, build up features with modelling chocolate, cover awkward shapes, airbrush work and much more.
After watching this tutorial, you can use the skills you've learned to make all kinds of animals. It's perfect for an advanced cake designer or an intermediate looking for a challenge.
We'd love to see your take on Porsha the Persian - so make sure you share your photos with us on our Facebook page.
Zoe Fox

Zoe Fox

Zoe Fox began her business 4 years ago after combining several passions in her life together, baking, art and animals! Zoe is well known in the industry for her realism in her animal creations and has received 8 awards including 5 gold awards at The Cake International Show for them. She has had her work featured in both Cake Craft and Decoration Magazine, and Cake Masters Magazine. She was also a finalist for the Cake Masters Award for Personality of the Year 2014 and has recently won Cake Masters Award 2016 for Best Collaboration for her project 'Bakers Unite to Fight'. Zoe only started tutoring during 2016 and her main area of expertise is sculpting and airbrushing. www.facebook.com/sweetfoxylicious
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