The French Pastry School
Introduction to Sculpted Cakes with Chef Courtney Clark
Date: Nov 19 - Nov 21, 2019 (4:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Chef: Courtney Clark, Chef Instructor
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In this class you will learn the basics of sculpting cakes with confidence and stability. Multiple techniques will be taught such as using modeling chocolate, rice cereal treats, ganache, and gum paste. Chef Courtney will take you through the steps of designing your project, coming up with a solid internal structure, and deciding what materials are best to use for each element. Two autumn themed projects will be taught, a harvest pumpkin and a winter fox, all made with real cake, buttercream, and edible materials.  You will be able to take home these showpieces to wow your family and friends.


Cakes Create:

  • Harvest Pumpkin
  • Winter Fox


Techniques and Materials Used:

  • Hand sculpting of cake
  • Buttercream
  • Modeling chocolate
  • Rice cereal
  • Ganache
  • Gum paste
This program is approved for 15 continuing education hours toward the initial or recertification application for American Culinary Federation certification.