Fondant cakes have become a very versatile trend.
Leonardo Espinoza, a cake design artist, will show us how he works in this introductory course.
He focuses on learning the basic principles of creative pastry making, using an endless number of recipes to create stunning masterpieces using simple techniques.
After this course you will be able to:
- Make your own cake bases and fillings.
- Learn how to use fondant to decorate cakes.
- Use glitter, rice paper printing, rice paper modeling, and inlays to create stunning aesthetic finishes.
What you'll learn
Three projects in which we will use fondant to create cake decorations from scratch.
Sugar Sheet: You will see how to make a double height cake. Apply a very simple technique that is a trend, Sugar Sheet with sugar crystals, which will make your cake shine. The final decoration will be made with fantasy flowers made of rice paper that will give distinction to the whole design.
Amapola: You will learn how to make a lining with marble inlays to cover the second floor. You will also see the step by step to make beautiful poppy flowers, which will give a nice detail of color to the cake.
Collage: The last project is about a three-tier cake with a unicorn children’s theme. The fondant will be worked to achieve a gradient effect with which to line the lower tier and apply a 3D collage starting from a figure in rice paper. On the next floor, a large rainbow in gum paste takes center stage. Finally, we included decorative details with edible glitter and paper butterflies.
Who is it for?
It is not necessary to have previous knowledge, you will see from scratch each of the techniques and you will receive a guide from the beginning so that you can perform them without difficulties, making the most of your potential.
- Rotating display stand
- Cardboard base
- Acrylic disck
- Cupcake leveler
- Cake leveler
- Elbow spatula
- Acrylic scrapper
- Stainless steel crapper
- Stand mixer
- Cutter or scalpel
- Turmix / mixer/immersion blender
- Wilton 1M nozzle
- Pastry sleeve #4
- Hair dryer
- Nitrile gloves
- Silicone mat
- Baking sheet
- Bamboo sticks
- Electric kettle or steamer
What are you waiting for?
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