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Fast-Food Cakes

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Make cakes that look exactly like iconic fast-food favorites: super-sized burgers, fries, soft drinks and more! Succeed every time with Lauren's simplified approach.

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What You Get

  • 7 Steaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipies
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Lauren Kitchens
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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Learn how to make a burger cake and so much more with award-winning decorator Lauren Kitchens. See how to tort, fill, carve and crumb coat a perfectly shaped burger cake before covering it in fondant. Get airbrushing tips to give your bun an appetizing golden-brown color, and create the look of a realistic hamburger patty. Finish your burger cake with tasty, convincing modeling chocolate toppings: cheese, red onion, tomato and lettuce. Then, make an enticing basket of modeling chocolate french fries and a soft drink cake that recipients will mistake for the real thing. Plus, use these sweet techniques to create other favorites: pickles, fried chicken, bacon, milkshakes and even amazing mini-burger cupcakes. Make the most memorable burger and fries any fast-food fan has ever had!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Sculpting the Burger Cake
Meet your instructor, cake artist Lauren Kitchens, as she previews the delicious and realistic-looking projects you'll make in this class. See how Lauren's burger cake differs from those you might have seen before as she discusses how her single-tiered cake is more realistic as well as quick to make and cost-effective. Then, create a fun, diner-inspired cake board and started sculpting as you decorate alongside Lauren, torting, filling, carving and crumb-coating your cake. You'll use Lauren's invaluable tips and tricks on all of your sculpted projects!
2. Building the Burger Cake
3. Finishing the Cake & Making Fries
4. The Soda Cake
5. Variations
6. Cupcake Sliders
7. Serving & Pricing

Taught by

Lauren Kitchens
Lauren Kitchens
Lauren's career in cake began in her parents' home, where she started Fancy Cakes by Lauren. By 2002, demand for Lauren's cakes had risen steadily, and she opened her commercial kitchen and showroom. Since then, she's won two gold medals on Food Network Challenge, where one of her cakes was described by the judges as "the best cake ever made on Food Network." Lauren has taught cake decorating across the globe: the passion and talent she has for sharing her techniques shine through in her inviting teaching style and in-depth classes.

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