Whether you're creating a classy compliment or a trendy alternative to a full-size cake design, discover how to make mini cakes with style and confidence alongside award-winning cake pro Rachael Teufel. Increase your efficiency as you learn to tort, fill, ice and cut multiple mini-cakes at once. Make darling petits fours and present them perfectly. Create a simple yet elegant single-tiered mini-cake wrapped in textured modeling chocolate. Master chocolate transfer sheets and easily add detailed patterns to a three-tiered mini-cake that's an adorable addition to weddings, showers, birthdays and more. Plus, Rachael will guide you through making and embellishing four chic styles of mini handbag cakes! Offer irresistible mini-cakes customized for any celebration.
Meet your instructor, Rachael Teufel, as she reviews the techniques that will be the basis for building your mini-cakes: leveling, torting, filling and using cutters to create your mini-tiers! Discover how you can work with the recipes and icings you already love and use tools you already own to create professional-looking cakes!
Master the traditional French confection, the petit four, as you learn how to get clean, straight edges using a cutter, ruler or even a template! Then Rachel shows you three different ways to enrobe your bite-sized cakes with different materials, ranging from traditional poured fondant to melted chocolate. Finish the lesson with advice on how to present and price your tiny treats.
Crumb coating a 3-inch round cake is a lot harder than a traditional round tier! Luckily, Rachael is here to walk you through the process step by step, showing you the best way to secure your cake and get that smooth buttercream finish. Discover the versatility and ease of working with modeling chocolate and use everyday objects to create impressions and texture. Finally, wrap your mini-tier in modeling chocolate as you learn to get crisp edges, make clean cuts and hide the seams.