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Decadent Chocolate Frostings for All Occasions

Amy Kimmel, Baking and Pastry Arts Instructor

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16 Videos (1h 7m)
    • Welcome!

      1:32
    • Equipment

      2:10
    • Mise en Place

      1:18
    • Introduction to Ganache

      4:34
    • Dark Chocolate Ganache Method

      6:41
    • Milk Chocolate Ganache Method

      7:16
    • Peanut Butter Ganache Method

      6:34
    • Whipped Ganache Method

      3:30
    • Introduction to Italian Meringue Buttercream

      2:19
    • Italian Meringue Buttercream Method

      9:19
    • Chocolate Buttercream Method

      3:15
    • Introduction to Fudge Frosting

      1:42
    • Fudge Frosting Method

      7:02
    • Introduction to Modeling Chocolate

      2:46
    • Modeling Chocolate Method

      5:23
    • Thanks!

      1:36

About This Class

Level: Beginner

Prerequisite: An electric mixer, digital scale, and candy thermometer are recommended to complete all of the techniques in this course.

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Bring a cake covered in chocolate frosting to any party and you will be everybody's best friend.

This course will give you deliciously chocolate toppings for many different purposes.  You will learn how to make chocolate buttercreams, ganache, a rich fudgy glaze, and chocolate modeling paste.  Not only will you discover how to work with dark chocolate, but you will learn to create with milk and white chocolate too!

There are a wide variety of techniques included in the course also.  Learn how to:

  1. Use a digital scale
  2. Melt chocolate in the microwave
  3. Cook sugar and use a candy thermometer
  4. Knead a sugar paste

Whether you need a topping that can be spread, piped, molded, or rolled out this course has you covered!

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Amy Kimmel

Baking and Pastry Arts Instructor

Food is the thing that connects us all. From the people who painstakingly grow our food to the hard workers that prepare the food to the billions of people that consume it. Whether we realize it or not, aside from all of our differences, it's what makes us all the same in some way. We need it for survival, use it for an income, and love it for all of it's nourishment and joy, Making food for other people has always been, and will always be, a great passion and source of fulfillment for me. I ...

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