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Cake Decorating: Fondant Fundamentals

with Lucinda Larson

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  •   04 How to Cover a Square Cake in Fondant

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About The Class

learn the secret to smooth, delicious fondant.

Fondant icing can be a sleek foundation for a truly inspired cake or it can be an unruly and unattractive topping that never makes it out of the kitchen. Learn the tricks to getting it right.

In Cake Decorating: Fondant Fundamentals, Lucinda Larson will show how to prepare, handle and shape fondant to create a finished product you are proud to present. You’ll learn how to achieve a smooth, professional appearance and to avoid the rookie mistakes that ruin most cakes. Ambitious bakers will learn the secret to making a delicious fondant yourself(!) and everyone will master how to roll it out, cut, and mold flowers. You will learn handling and shaping tips that apply to both store-bought and homemade fondant.

If you want to add a professional touch to the cakes you bake for your family and friends, join CreativeLive and Lucinda Larson and learn the secrets to shaping and draping fondant.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    How to Cover a Round Cake in Fondant

    16:15
  2. 02

    Kneading Fondant

    27:12
  3. 03

    Fondant Designs

    36:53
  4. 04

    How to Cover a Square Cake in Fondant

    27:56
  5. 05

    Painting on Fondant

    22:56
  6. 06

    Techniques for Decorating

    16:09

Meet Your Expert

Lucinda Larson

Renowned sugar artist Lucinda Larson is known for her lovely gumpaste flowers, and wonderful use of color. She is fondly nicknamed the Buttercream Queen and The Icing Diva. In addition to her 33 years of teaching at numerous prestigious culinary ... read more

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  • pdf Lucinda Larson - Fondant Recipes.pdf
  • pdf Lucinda Larson - Fondant Supplies List.pdf

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  • Frauke

    Frauke

    July 2014

    I love these insights! I have worked with fondant before but I will never look at it the same way or settle for the same look and effects anymore. I learned so much while having fun! Thanks for running the classes here!

  • fbuser 995017ee

    July 2014

    Amazing class and I learned new tricks and techniques!

  • Elizabeth

    Elizabeth

    November 2015

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