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Decadent Chocolate Frostings for All Occasions

Amy Kimmel, Cake Educator

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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

Cake Educator

My passion is to inspire and change people's lives with cake. Cakes produce smiles, laughter, hugs, and even tears. They have the ability to change a person's mood, to bring light to those in dark places, to shine in moments of celebration, and even to bring financial stability to a family. I've had the privilege to share in so many positive moments throughout my career and life with loved ones and strangers. It may seem like just butter and sugar, but I see otherwise. It is with great j...

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