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Icing on the Cake: The Ultimate Frosting Toolkit

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Item # 15241276
Instructor : Jenny McCoy
$39.99 $29.99
Skill Level 2 : Some experience
Expand your frosting toolkit for an endless repertoire of show-stopping cakes. From buttercream to ganache and even fudge, pastry chef Jenny McCoy shares her secrets in the only frosting guide you'll ever need. Warning: This class may result in overwhelming demand for your dessert creations!  Expand your frosting toolkit for an endless repertoire of show-stopping cakes. From buttercream to ganache and even fudge, pastry chef Jenny McCoy shares her secrets in the only frosting guide you'll ever need. Warning: This class may result in overwhelming demand for your dessert creations! More
Here’s your ultimate guide to making the best frosting recipes for every cake.

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Expand your frosting toolkit for an endless repertoire of show-stopping cakes. From buttercream to ganache and even fudge, pastry chef Jenny McCoy shares her secrets in the only frosting guide you'll ever need. Warning: This class may result in overwhelming demand for your dessert creations!
 Expand your frosting toolkit for an endless repertoire of show-stopping cakes. From buttercream to ganache and even fudge, pastry chef Jenny McCoy shares her secrets in the only frosting guide you'll ever need. Warning: This class may result in overwhelming demand for your dessert creations!
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   Jenny McCoy

As a pastry chef with more than 10 years of experience in some of the country's finest kitchens, Jenny McCoy has learned to transform classic techniques into inventive and exceptional desserts, many of which you'll find in her book, "Desserts for Every Season." Jenny's philosophy on baking is simple: By combining the best ingredients available and a personal creative touch, anyone can expand their repertoire to create expertly refined recipes and original pastries with ease. A truly approachable expert, Jenny's detailed lessons are both inviting and inspiring.

Materials: What you Need

1 . Standard baking tools: Pots, pans, whisks, spatulas
2 . Stand mixer
3 . Instant-read thermometer

Lesson Plan: What you Learn

Lesson 1 : Meringue Frostings
00:28:05

Meet Jenny McCoy and learn the secrets to delicious, fluffy meringues. Master Swiss and Italian meringues first. Plus, experiment with fun flavoring and decorating options.

Lesson 2 : Meringue Buttercreams
00:24:50

Find out how to turn fluffy meringues into rich, silky-smooth buttercream. Then flavor your meringue buttercreams with fruit purée. You'll also learn how to flawlessly flat-frost cakes for use on their own or under fondant.

Lesson 3 : Cooked Vanilla & American Buttercreams
00:20:25

Create a cooked-milk base for flavorful buttercream that's great for piping. And make classic, American-style buttercream that's a kid-friendly dream to work with.

Lesson 4 : Whipped Cream Frostings
00:25:18

Make stabilized whipped cream frosting that holds up well for cake decorating. Then whip up tangier, thicker variations that incorporate crème fraîche. Plus, Jenny makes coloring, flavoring and even piping whipped creams easy with her tried-and-true tips.

Lesson 5 : Chocolate Frostings
00:21:37

Create two decadent chocolate frostings as you turn traditional ganache into a spreadable dream. Get Jenny's ultimate fudge frosting recipe before discovering flavoring and frosting options for your chocolate recipes.

Lesson 6 : Glazes
00:24:08

Finally, Learn how to make the two most versatile and popular cake glazes around: chocolate glaze and poured fondant. Plus, pick up tips for glazing gorgeous petit fours.



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