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Cake Decorating: Fantastic Fondant

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Join me, a professional baker, to learn one of the most advanced cake decorating mediums around – fondant! We’ll make flowers, cupcake toppers, and even cover cakes!

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4 lessons//4 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Cupcake Toppers
In this introduction to handling and dyeing fondant, we'll be making bear cupcake toppers.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Flowers and Cake Board
In this introduction to gum paste, we'll begin to sculpt flowers. We'll also roll out fondant for the first time to cover a cake board. This will be excellent preparation for our first cake covering next week!
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Ruffle Technique
We'll be covering our cake with fondant this week and applying fondant ruffles for a textured design.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Quilted Technique
We'll be covering our cake with fondant this week and using a quilting mat to apply a patterned design.
I am a professional baker who has been teaching confectionery arts on Outschool for three years now.  I have loved baking since I was the age of most of my learners!  In fact, in class you’ll see my beloved KitchenAid stand mixer that was my 12th birthday present and is still a total workhorse to this day!  

When my kids were young I decided to take some cake decorating classes to ensure my kids always had show-stopping cakes at their parties.  Over time it blossomed into a career beyond my wildest dreams.  I operated a bakery for a number of years and eventually transitioned into this ultra-fulfilling role as a confectionery arts teacher.  

I love seeing the creativity, patience, and precision that goes into each learner’s work.  However, I also love seeing them manage a project from start to finish.  I am proud of them when they are faced with a setback in their project and they calmly make a plan B.  I enjoy watching them interact in the virtual classroom as they learn from one another and provide feedback/compliments on the work of their peers.  There is so much more to cake decorating than just cake.  (((Although as an invested parent it is your responsibility to partake in eating their delicious homework – haha!)))  These learners grow in so many ways throughout class and it is a blessing to participate in that process.  

I am so excited for this opportunity to create with your learner.

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Supply List: A detailed version of the supply list with photos and notes for clarification will be available in the classroom upon registration. An overview of what will be needed for students to be successful in this class is below. • Students will need a “Wilton Student Decorating Kit Course 3.” It can be purchased at many craft stores using a discount coupon. • Cake boards • Approximately 6-8lbs fondant o Fondant can be all one color and students can buy various gel colors to dye their fondant desired colors. OR, students can purchase fondant pre-dyed in a variety of colors. • Ingredients for small batches of buttercream • A large rolling pin (not wooden) • Pizza cutter • Dragees/edible pearls • Quilting impression mat • Gum paste
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(665)
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You've reached the account formerly listed under Meagan Tauber.  I am still here and rocking my (nearly) 9 years of homeschool experience, 6 wonderful years of teaching on Outschool, and 10 years of corporate education in my classes on... 
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4 pre-recorded lessons
4 weeks of teacher support
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Completed by 60 learners
Ages: 10-15

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