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Cake Decorating: Modeling Chocolate for Beginners

with Lucinda Larson

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About The Class

bring chocolate to life.

Modeling chocolate can be used to create colorful, one-of-a-kind embellishments for your cakes. In Cake Decorating: Modeling Chocolate for Beginners, Master cake decorator Lucinda Larson will show you how to bring chocolate to life.

Chocolate is a surprisingly sensitive medium and it takes expert-level skill to turn it into a beautifully sculpted treat. In this course you’ll learn how to make and temper your own modeling chocolate as well as how to prepare a simple chocolate coating. Lucinda will share her tips for getting perfectly tempered chocolate, no matter the weather. And you'll learn how to make a variety of molded animals for decoration.

If you want to add a professional touch to the cakes you bake for your family and friends, join CreativeLive and Lucinda Larson or this fun and informative course on modeling chocolate.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Chocolate Modeling Supplies

  2. 02

    Basic Shapes of Chocolate Modeling

  3. 03

    Creating a Chocolate Baby Figurine

  4. 04

    Creating Basic Animals

  5. 05

    Creating Intricate Animals Part 1

  6. 06

    Creating Intricate Animals Part 2


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 - Modeling Chocolate Recipes.pdf
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    July 2014

    Awesome work and easier then I thought. Thanks for all the great ideas.

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