Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Winter Workshop Announced

Due to the overwhelming success of our first workshop in New York, Sugar Kisses Cakery has decided to launch a workshop in the Central Ohio area.

Date: Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Basic Buttercream/Fondant Workshop Topics:
1. How to level and fill cakes to prevent common problems such as bulging sides and leaking filling
2. How to make a delicious buttercream recipe using my secrets for creating airless icing
3. Tricks for icing cakes perfectly smooth with a crisp top edge
4. How to color fondant
5. Tips for achieving workable fondant, especially after coloring is added
6. How to make two different kinds of fondant bows
7. Techniques for using fondant to decorate a cake – making stripes, polka dots, basic figure making, and using a template to cut shapes
9. My favorite tools and where to purchase them
10. How do I? You give me the questions, I'll give you the answers

Where: Westerville, Ohio Once you are registered (see paypal link on sidebar) the address will be emailed to you.

Cost: Early bird registration (before February 10) will be $125. That includes a full day of instruction, lunch and drinks. To ensure each decorator receives individualized and personal instruction, my workshops are conducted in a small group setting. Seats are limited. I encourage you to register as soon as possible as my last workshop sold out almost immediately. Simply click on the link in the upper right hand column of this page to pay using paypal. Once your workshop is paid in full, you will be registered and a space will be held for you. After February 10, registration will be $150 (if there are any spots left.)

Supplies Needed:
You will need (2) 8" round cakes. After you have registered for the workshop, Lisa will email you some of her favorite cake recipes and tips for baking perfect cakes. Just complete this "homework" before the workshop, show up with your baked cakes, and Lisa will show you the rest.

You will also need to bring with you:

1. Cake turntable (any)
2. Small spatula (small, flat cake decorating spatula)
3. Bench scraper (purchase at Bed, Bath and Beyond online here or in the store.)

You will be provided at the workshop:
1. Sugar Kisses delicious buttercream icing
2. Pastry bags and coupler
3. Cornstarch pouf
4. Fondant

Registration fees are non-refundable. If you are unable to make it, you may sell your spot to someone else but you are responsible for finding a replacement.*