Cake Decorating Class: Second Night

Sweet Peas cake decoratingSo my neighbor tells me she needs to get out of the house from time to time and was thinking of taking a cake decorating class.  When she found a class that fit her schedule and budget turns out it also fit mine as well.  I have always been a savory guy and tend to default to making bread pudding or Key lime pie when asked for a dessert, this would be a chance to upgrade my skills.

So after my success nailing a rose on my very first try in week one the pressure was on to keep up my streak.  Well, humility set in when my instructor had to guide my hand until I got the feel for Sweet Peas.

I was trying to make it too complicated.  It’s just a simple move straight up about inch and then right back down.  Turn about 20 degrees and repeat to make a “V” then do the last one right down the middle making sure it is just a little longer.  Put on your leaf tip and pipe a leaf (they’re insanely easy).

With the writing tip we drew vines.  We then put on the  #104 Rose Tip back on and dropped a few roses on the vines and then a few rose buds.  We put it all together for a mock cake.  Check it out.

cake decorating

We then grabbed another piece of cardboard and started to experiment.  I did a bouquet with a bow.  SEE!

bouquet cake decorating

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Stuart is a celebrity chef, food activist and award-winning food writer. He penned the cookbooks Third Coast Cuisine: Recipes of the Gulf of Mexico, No Sides Needed: 34 Recipes To Simplify Life and Amigeauxs - Mexican/Creole Fusion Cuisine. He hosts two Internet cooking shows "Everyday Gourmet" and "Little Grill Big Flavor." His recipes have been featured in Current, Lagniappe, Southern Tailgater, The Kitchen Hotline and on the Cooking Channel.

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