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Learn accessible techniques for creating a customizable dragon cake that transforms ordinary events into unforgettable parties!

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What You Get

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

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Find out how to make a dragon cake that wows wherever it goes, with step-by-step guidance from professional cake decorator Heather Sherman. Start by selecting a color palette to match the mood of your design, and learn Heather's super-secret tip for using a household item you already have to build a strong wire framework for your cake. Then, find out how to create wings, ears, teeth, claws and a mighty tail. You'll build your dragon's body, before adding a tasty cereal-treat head and a luscious buttercream coating for delicious results. Plus, discover Heather's fuss-free method for adding colorful fondant scales to your cake and finish your dragon with a delightfully dangling tongue. Don't forget about the most important part! Heather also demonstrates how to safely cut and serve your awe-inspiring dessert to rave reviews.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Getting Started
Meet cake artist Heather Sherman and preview the skills you'll learn to create elaborately sculpted animal cakes that will be the talk of the party. Before you begin, learn how to identify key characteristics that make each animal unique. Then, select a color palette that will match the mood of your design.
2. Building the Armature
3. Assembling Dragon Features
4. Building the Body
5. Covering With Fondant
6. Creating the Surface
7. Finishing Touches & Cutting

Taught by

Heather  Sherman
Heather Sherman
Heather Sherman discovered cake decorating in 2008. Less than a year later, she started Art2Eat Cakes, providing custom novelty and sculpted cakes to the Denver area, and by 2012, she had graduated with honors from the Escoffier School of Culinary Arts. When she's not building fun new cakes, you can find Heather painting and drawing, two interests that inspire her inventive cake designs!

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