No Prob Llama Cake Tutorial

Skill level: Intermediate

We continue our cake structure series with a cute no prob llama cake using threaded rod as the cake structure. Liz Marek breaks down how to use threaded rod, how to cut it without damaging the threads, how to measure and scale up a photo reference picture, along with all the fun details that make this llama shine!

We’ve got a lot of fun tips and tricks in this tutorial, including how to make edible pom poms, how to carve down cake and estimate the widths of objects if you only have 1 photo. Let’s get our tools and materials together and let’s get started!

1:11:59 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • Learn how to scale a picture reference and plan for structure
  • How to make a cute cartoony llama cake using a threaded rod cake structure
  • Learn how to create edible pom poms, cutesy fur, a grass cake board and other fun details
  • Learn how to sculpt a llama face and feet out of cake and rice cereal treats

We continue our cake structure series with a cute no prob llama cake using threaded rod as the cake structure. Liz Marek breaks down how to use threaded rod, how to cut it without damaging the threads, how to measure and scale up a photo reference picture, along with all the fun details that make this llama shine! We've got a lot of fun tips and tricks in this tutorial, including how to make edible pom poms, how to carve down cake and estimate the widths of objects if you only have 1 photo. Let's get our tools and materials together and let's get started!

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Materials & tools 0:10
  2. Measuring & Scaling 4:29
  3. Cutting threaded rod 15:23
  4. Assembly 17:20
  5. Carving down rice cereal 22:53
  6. Stacking the cakes 30:57
  7. Carving the cake 37:15
  8. Carving the llama face 41:17
  9. Covering with fondant 44:25
  10. Detailing the face 46:37
  11. Detailing the feet 50:24
  12. Adding the fur 52:08
  13. Making the ears 56:58
  14. Making the necklace 59:56
  15. Final Details 1:04:18
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