10 autumn cake decorating tutorials to test your skills


Boost your sugarpaste (fondant) skills with these autumnal modelling tutorials that we think you'll like berry much… including how to model leaves and foliage, berries, edible pine cones and autumn foliage.

Wondering how to create sugarpaste (a.k.a. fondant) autumn leaves? Or how to model edible berries? Or what about piping flowers? This roundup of ten autumn/fall cake decorating tutorials covers a wide range of techniques to test your seasonal cake decorating skills. The result? Beautiful autumnal showstoppers!

How to make autumn foliage

autumn foliage tutorial hannah collinson

Celebrate fall by making autumn foliage with Hannah Collison. Learn how to make maple, ivy and bramble leaves, perfect decorations for any cake this season. 

How to make acorn and oak leaves

acorn and oak leaves hannah collison

For all you autumn lovers, why not try creating acorn and oak leaves? The rich autumnal colours – browns, oranges, yellows and greens – look absolutely stunning on any cake!

How to make Hypericum berries

hypericum berries

Test your sugarcraft and decorating skills with these Hypericum berries, a beautiful edition to any floral display this autumn!

How to model edible pine cones

edible pine cones

Develop your modelling chocolate skills with these pine cones this fall! You'd never know that you only need two ingredients to create these...!

How to make Chrysanthemums

The intricate design and colour of these piped Chrysanthemums make a perfect addition to any floral cake display this autumn! 

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How to make sugarpaste poppies

Enjoy this tutorial with Hannah Collision, where she creates these beautifully vibrant poppies!

How to model blackberries

An autumnal cake wouldn't be complete without these realistic blackberries! Aren't they brilliant?! Test your modelling skills now!

How to make honeysuckle berries

edible honeysuckle berries

These honeysuckle berries are the perfect addition to any cake adding a refreshing rich red colour! Join Hannah Collison in this easy-to-follow tutorial!

How to model edible toadstools

edible toadstools

Learn how to make these cute toadstools that are perfect cake toppers or editions to enchanting woodland scenes!

How to make fondant woodland animals

fondant woodland animals

Add character to your autumnal or woodland scene with this cute pair! Learn how to make these woodland fondant animal toppers, perfect for cupcakes and cakes alike! 


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