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Mr. Chocolate's Ultimate Chocolate Cake

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You've never made a cake that looked and tasted this good. Learn how from the chocolate master!

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What You Get

  • 3 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Jacques Torres
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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Learn how to make a show-stopping and decadent chocolate cake in just one hour, and do it all with help from legendary chocolatier Jacques Torres! Chef Torres shares his secrets (and exclusive recipes) in this special Craftsy class.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Cake & Fillings
Chef Jacques Torres kicks things off with an overview of cake elements you can prepare in advance. Then make a unique almond sponge cake, milk chocolate ganache and praline before prepping a mirror glaze for a bakery-worthy finish.
2. Tempering & Decorations
3. Putting It All Together

Taught by

Jacques Torres
Jacques Torres
Jacques Torres has earned the title "Mr. Chocolate." He was the youngest chef ever to win France's prestigious M.O.F medal in Pastry, then moved to the United States, where he became a James Beard Award-winning pastry chef. He is the author of three books, has hosted his own television series on Food Network, and is the dean of pastry arts at the International Culinary Center. Chef Torres opened his namesake chocolate shop in Brooklyn more than 15 years ago, and today boasts an artisan chocolate factory and nine shop locations.

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