Semi-Naked Cake

Skill level: Newb

Liz Marek’s take on the naked cake trend, updated to incorporate some modern trends in 2018, mainly the semi-naked look and fresh fruit and berries.

41:33 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • How to create a modern semi-naked cake design
  • Learn how to add gold leaf to cake tiers
  • How to make fresh flowers food-safe for placing on cakes
  • How to arrange flowers on a cake creatively and build interest

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Prepping the cake 0:17
  2. Torting & crumb coat 5:14
  3. Torting & crumbcoating the small cake 9:57
  4. Final coat of buttercream 12:02
  5. Mixing buttercream colors 16:28
  6. Making buttercream petals 17:51
  7. Tips for cake delivery 20:21
  8. Adding cake supports 22:24
  9. Adding gold leaf to cake 24:32
  10. Stacking the cake 27:53
  11. Prepping fresh flowers 32:47
  12. Making fresh flowers food-safe 34:27
  13. Making a floral arrangement 35:51
  14. Making apricot glaze drip 39:35
  15. Final details 40:21
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