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Couture Cakes

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Decorate runway-ready cakes that will have everyone at your next party asking "how did she do that?" "The Caketress" shows you how!

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What You Get

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

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Decorate three elegant cakes inspired by haute couture, with guidance from world-renowned cake decorator Lori "The Caketress" Hutchinson. Start with a sensational Sequin cake! Lori demonstrates her secret for working with metallic paints, then shows you how to expertly drape your sequins and accessorize your cake with a show-stopping wafer paper flower. Next, let your creativity flow with the Feather Fleur cake. Get Lori's tips for shaping each eye-catching feather, then build a floral cascade and accent your design with metallic rock candy and sugar pearls. Finally, let your skills bloom with the Bead Blossom cake. Learn simple steps for creating delicate floral borders and frames. Plus, Lori shares expert techniques for making colorful beads and buds, and she shows you how to add dimension to your design with a luscious confectioner's glaze.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Sequin Cake: Covering & Gilding
Meet Lori Hutchinson, your guide to creating gorgeous, fashion-inspired cakes assured to wow at any event. First, Lori will show you her secret to decorating and painting with metallics for a dazzling look. Then learn how to drape sequins down the cake for an evening gown-inspired design.
2. Sequin Cake: Wafer-Paper Flower & Leaves
3. Feather Fleur: Coloring & Pearls
4. Feather Fleur: Cascade & Vines
5. Beaded Blossom: Base Decorations
6. Beaded Blossom: Beads & Placement

Taught by

Lori  Hutchinson
Lori Hutchinson
Lori Hutchinson earned her title as "The Caketress" from her opulent, haute couture cake designs. Her work has been praised in Harper's Bazaar, Martha Stewart Weddings and Brides Magazine, and she has appeared on a variety of television shows, including The Food Network Challenge and the Marilyn Denis Show in Canada. Lori believes that every cake should be one of a kind, and she teaches her couture decorating style all around the world.

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