Simple Cake-Decorating Techniques
Cake decorating is labor-intensive, as any professional cake designer can tell you. But in just a few hours, you can learn tricks that will allow you to create simple decorations for your homemade cakes. Experienced pastry chef Faith Drobbin will teach you a wide range of foundational techniques you can immediately use on your next decorated cake. With cupcakes, you'll learn and then practice: making and coloring white modeling chocolate; making and coloring Swiss meringue buttercream; piping basic borders with a shell tip; using and coloring rolled fondant icing; parchment cornets; piping chocolate with cornets; and utilizing chocolate transfer sheets.