Beachy Wedding Cake

Skill level: Intermediate

I made the beachy wedding cake almost three years ago thinking it would be fun to just experiment with some gravity-defying waves. Since then, I have had dozens of requests asking/begging me to teach the wave structure! Everyone knows I hate making the same cake twice but for you I made an exception.

Learn how to make the unique gravity waves with real cake and bonus bas relief texture!

1:00:18 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • How to make realistic oysters
  • Learn how to create a gravity-defying wave that moves through a cake tier
  • How to create a beachy bas relief

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Making the oyster Shells 0:11
  2. Painting shells 4:32
  3. Creating the coral water splashes 8:58
  4. Alternate water splash method 11:12
  5. Prepping the cake board 14:36
  6. Making the bas relief shell texture 17:48
  7. Attaching wire structure 29:04
  8. Painting tiers 30:34
  9. Attaching wire 35:22
  10. Food safety 36:14
  11. Covering the wire 41:22
  12. Making pulled barnacles 44:13
  13. Attaching coral and shells 47:20