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Creative Sculpted Cakes
Date: Apr 04 - Apr 06, 2017 (4:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Chef: Courtney Clark, Pastry Chef Instructor
Course level: Enthusiast ♦
You’ve seen them on television and Pinterest, but have you ever tried making sculpted cakes on your own? It is not as hard as it looks! In this three-day, hands-on course, Chef Courtney Clark will teach you both 2D and 3D cakes, taking you step-by-step so you can recreate them and other designs at home. Signature cake-carving and fondant modeling methods will be the highlight of the class in which each student will create two finished showpiece projects. Many techniques will be taught in the class, including stable internal structure systems, cake construction and carving methods, covering irregularly shaped cakes in fondant, fondant modeling, sculpting and painting. Each student will take home their masterpieces at the end of the class.
2D Owl Cake
From accessories to cupcakes, owls are everywhere these days – Our chef will take you through the process of creating an owl celebration cake, cute enough to eat!
Learn how to sculpt a shape out of a sheet cake
Learn how to use buttercream to ice a shaped cake
Learn to make and use modeling chocolate and fondant for decorations
3D Hamburger Cake with Toppings
Next, conquer cake sculpting in the most fun way – by making a delightful hamburger cake, guaranteed to be the talk of your next barbeque or party. Learn to make detailed and realistic food items of your own as our chef teaches you what materials to use, how to make an internal structure, and how to use the sculpting tools to achieve a realistic looking cake. You will be stacking, carving and decorating a sculpted 3D hamburger made entirely out of cake and sugar.
Learn sculpting top and bottom with the bun and the burger
Learn to use fondant to cover cakes
Learn different fondant techniques to make lettuce and other toppings
Learn to use royal icing
This course is approved by the American Culinary Federation for 15 Continuing Education Hours (CEH's)