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Cake Decorating: Decorating with Icing!
with Vanessa Young
This cake workshop is packed full of everything from cake preparation to creating the perfect icing. In this class, you will learn new skills and leave with a dazzling new repertoire of decorating techniques to show your friends and family. You will learn: tricks to baking great cakes; learn to correctly level, torte, fill and stack cakes like a professional; how to prepare Butter Cream and Royal icing, the difference between the two and when to properly use each; techniques including filling cupcakes, cake transfers, texturing cakes, and icing tinting and striping; how to take the mystery out of drop flowers, roses, ribbon roses, pansies, shaggy mums, lilies, cake borders, dimensional piping and how to create leaves and stems for beautiful floral sprays. No class 04/19/17; makeup class (if needed) 05/17/17. Course materials cost around $65.00 and are available for purchase online, at Jo-Ann Fabrics or AC Moore in Bangor, and Shirley’s Yarns & Crafts in Hancock (10% discount for Adult Ed students). Feel free to contact the instructor with any questions at 207.460.4236 or email@example.com. Materials Needed: Decorating Tips #1, 1M, 2, 2D, 3, 12, 14, 16, 18, 21, 47, 59s, 104 (x2), 230, 233, 352, 366 (tip numbers based on Wilton brand products) 9” tapered spatula Disposable decorating bags (minimum of 20) Flower template stickers 6 Couplers (either standard or Twist Quick decorating couplers) 1.5” flower nail 2 lily nail sets (lg) Decorating brush (like a small paint brush) Foil squares (can make with tinfoil) 6 lily stamen sets Practice board Decorating icing (1st class only) - (stiff or medium consistency) Icing colors—Wilton Gel type recommended Toothpicks Parchment paper (a roll) Scissors Bowls/cups for mixing icing colors Box or cake caddy (as needed to carry home finished products) Gallon size zip lock bags (to carry home dirty tools)
Cake Decorating: Fondant & Gumpaste Fun!
with Vanessa Young
Get ready to take your cake decorating to the next level! You will learn: the difference between fondant and gum paste and when to use them; how to cover a real cake with fondant, and add amazing accents; coloring, marbling and painting techniques; how to make flowers - roses, calla lilies, daisies, sweet peas and more; how to make leaves, bows and borders; and overlays, inlays and cut-outs. No class 02/22/17; makeup class (if needed) 03/15/17. Course materials cost around $65.00 and are available for purchase online, at Jo-Ann Fabrics or AC Moore in Bangor, and Shirley’s Yarns & Crafts in Hancock (10% discount for Adult Ed students). Feel free to contact the instructor with any questions at 207.460.4236 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Materials Needed: 9” fondant roller with guide rings Dusting pouch Straight scallop cutter 2-piece Mum cutter set 5-piece Rose cutter set Thick & thin fondant shaping foam Decorating brush Modeling stick Ball tool Veining tool 3-piece small flower forming cups Calla Lily former Calla Lily cutter Rose petal cutter Sweet Pea cutters (#1 & 2) Large & small daisy cutter Lily cutter (wide & narrow) Small Calyx cutter Ivy leaf cutter Sm. blossom ejector Med. blossom ejector Florist tape and florist wire Flower stamens-multipack Impression mat (should have blossom imprints, daisy imprints, leaves, petals) White fondant Gumpaste