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Joshua John Russell's Baking, Buttercreams & Beyond

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Bake Joshua John Russell’s signature cakes, plus several never-before-seen recipes!

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including more than a dozen delicious recipes
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Joshua John Russell

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Ready to take your cakes to the next level (literally!)? Joshua John Russell, award-winning cake designer — and star of the YouTube show "Man About Cake" — shares his secrets to achieving velvety buttercream, tasty fillings and sturdy tiered cakes. Plus, get Joshua’s tips and tricks for working with mirror glaze, ganache and more.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Cake Bases
Learn to make some of Joshua's favorite cakes from start to finish. See tips and tricks for getting your pans set up, mixing batter, baking, testing doneness and storing.
2. Buttercreams
3. Fillings & Finishes
4. Doodle Cake
5. Drippy Bark Cake
6. Triple Chocolate Cake

Taught by

Joshua John Russell
Joshua John Russell
Joshua John Russell is an Atlanta cake artist and popular instructor. He's also the star of the YouTube series "Man About Cake." He learned baking and pastry arts at Johnson & Wales University, but his elegant and detailed cake designs are all his own. A finalist in "Last Cake Standing," he has appeared on the "Food Network Challenge" 15 times, showing the world cake artistry that is by turns ornate, over-the-top and seriously cool.

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