Lumberjack Cake

Skill level: Intermediate

Want to know the secrets to this plaid lumberjack cake that has become an internet sensation? You might think you’ve got it figured out but the process might surprise you! Be one of the first to create this original and super-trendy cake design! This tutorial teaches you everything from baking to structure!

Pair this tutorial up with our famous vanilla cake recipe and you’ll be off to chopping down those taste buds of lumber laborers everywhere!

35:36 Minutes of Instruction

The Shorter Version is below

What You Will Learn

  • How to create a plaid cake design on the inside
  • You’ll learn how to create the rustic bark on the outside of the cake
  • A cool trick to make a gravity-defying axe
  • How to make a realistic woodgrain texture on the top of the cake

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Making the cake batter 0:28
  2. Preparing the cake pans 2:00
  3. Assembling the cake 4:50
  4. Crumb coating the cake 13:44
  5. Making the axe 14:56
  6. Adding the feet to the bottom of the cake 21:02
  7. Covering the top of the cake and making the woodgrain 22:02
  8. Making the bark texture 25:40
  9. Painting details 31:06