Realistic Burrito Cake

Skill level: Intermediate

I finally made a tutorial on how to make my award-winning realistic burrito cake. This cake has gone viral in the past a couple times. I put a twist on it this time around and I entered it in the Great American Cake Show this year and won silver!

Learn how to make realistic cheese, tomatoes, black beans, and mexican rice in addition to making a charred medium rare steak out of fondant and sour cream with guacamole, all wrapped up in a delicious tortilla on a wooden cake board with edible napkins.

45:25 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • How to create realistic burrito ingredients including: black beans, tomatoes, and mexican rice
  • How to sculpt a realistic steak with a seared char and make it look medium-rare
  • How to create a tortilla out of fondant
  • A cool way to create a white wooden texture on your cake board

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Making the cake boards 1:04
  2. Carving the cakes 3:38
  3. Crumb coating the cakes 7:20
  4. How to make the black beans 7:54
  5. Making the Mexican rice 8:54
  6. How to make the tomato 11:28
  7. Making the steak 17:04
  8. Covering the burrito cakes 25:22
  9. Texturing the tortilla 28:56
  10. Creating the wooden texture cake board 29:22
  11. Coloring the burrito 35:32
  12. Making the napkins 39:36
  13. Applying the details 40:26
  14. Making the cheese 43:30