Space Cake Tutorial

Skill level: Intermediate

Cakes…. IN SPACE! This tutorial is all about space, and more specifically, our solar system. This birthday cake was a blast to make, featuring a glowing sun, rotating planets, Saturn’s rings, hand-painted Earth and moon, isomalt Neptune and Uranus and a massive galaxy cake. Learn to create this cake step-by-step that is sure to wow the space-loving recipient.

1:30:59 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • How to make a rotating solar system cake
  • Learn how to make planets 3 different ways: chocolate planets, a cake Jupiter, and isomalt Neptune and Uranus
  • How to make Saturn, a ringed planet
  • Learn how to hand paint and add galaxy details

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Tutorial Chapters

  1. The spinning boards 0:46
  2. The sun structure 5:00
  3. Painting the board 10:03
  4. Stacking the cake 10:43
  5. Trimming the cake 12:36
  6. Planet overview 14:36
  7. Jupiter’s base 16:39
  8. Saturn’s isomalt ring 18:37
  9. Saturn’s sphere 26:36
  10. Small chocolate spheres 31:28
  11. Uranus 32:42
  12. Neptune 35:39
  13. Mercury and the moon 37:04
  14. Covering the cake board 43:47
  15. Adding Jupiter 47:45
  16. Assembling Saturn 52:22
  17. Assembling small planets 53:24
  18. Adding the cake 56:33
  19. Frosting Jupiter 58:38
  20. Frosting the main cake 1:02:11
  21. Covering with fondant 1:03:05
  22. Adding Saturn 1:04:41
  23. Painting the main cake 1:08:21
  24. Adding Uranus 1:12:05
  25. Adding Neptune 1:15:12
  26. Adding Saturn’s ring 1:16:02
  27. Adding small planets 1:17:00
  28. Covering threaded rod 1:20:53
  29. Painting touchups 1:21:38
  30. Painting small planets 1:24:17
  31. Painting the sun 1:27:03
  32. Painting earth 1:28:20
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