Skating Penguin

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Skill Level: Advanced
HD Lessons: 14
Decoration Time: 2 Days

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  • 2 x 8” round by 4” deep Madeira cake
  • 6” round Madeira ball cake


  • 2.2 kg chocolate ganache

Cake Card and Drums

  • 14” square cake drum


  • 3kg white sugarpaste
  • 500g red sugarpaste
  • 300g Saracino modelling paste

Paints and Dusts

  • Black airbrush colour
  • Silver petal dust
  • Ice blue petal dust
  • Chestnut paste colour
  • Pink paste colour
  • Blue paste colour
  • Black paste colour


  • Icing sugar
  • High percentage alcohol
  • Edible glaze
  • Pearl spray
  • Glitter flakes
  • Red poly dowels


  • Palette knife
  • Sharp cutting
  • Serrated knife


  • Pastry brush

Modelling Tools

  • Dresden tool
  • Small wire brush for texturing

Cakey Tools

  • Rolling pin


  • Airbrush

Join the incredible Rose Macefield for this Christmas themed Skating Penguin cake.

For this tutorial, we are joined by the fantastic Rose Macefield. Rose shows us how to make this ice cool cake which is perfect for the winter season. This cake could also be ideal for fans of the film 'Happy Feet' or 'Ice Skating'.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • Cake carving
  • Covering awkward shapes
  • Modelling with sugarpaste
  • Edible paintwork
  • Airbrushing
  • and much much more!

Don't forget to share your interpretations of this wonderful cake with Rose and rest of the Sugarcraft community on our Facebook group.

Who knows? You may even end up featured in one of our monthly members' cake blogs.

Rose Macefield

Rose Macefield

Since decorating her first cake in 2007, Rose now has a spectacular list of international awards under her belt including Cake International, Overall Best in Show 2013 and an amazing Cake Masters award for Overall Best In Show 2014! Rose also regularly contributes articles and tutorials to Cake Craft & Decoration Magazine and of course us at the Paul Bradford Sugarcraft School.
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