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Simple Cake Fillings: Amazing Possibilities

Amy Kimmel, Cake Artist, Instructor, Pastry Chef

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18 Videos (1h 15m)
    • Welcome!

      0:58
    • Equipment

      3:24
    • Ingredients

      6:14
    • Thickeners

      1:11
    • Gelatin

      3:31
    • Eggs

      2:17
    • Starch

      1:46
    • Fruit Fillings

      2:46
    • Apple Compote Method

      8:56
    • Blackberry Clear Jel Method

      4:13
    • Pastry Cream

      3:03
    • Basic Pastry Cream Method

      10:12
    • Chocolate Pastry Cream

      2:17
    • Mousseline Cream

      2:57
    • Diplomat Cream

      4:12
    • Mousse

      3:01
    • Peanut Butter Mousse Method

      12:43
    • Thank You!

      1:01

About This Class

Level: Beginner

Prerequisites: An electric mixer will be useful in completing this course.

Are you curious to find out what a Mousseline or Diplomat cream consists of?  Then join me in this course!

We will explore fruit fillings first, followed by pastry cream, then finally ethereal mousse.  Gain the confidence to create at home by watching step-by-step lessons.  You will learn techniques for:

  1. Apple Compote
  2. Blackberry Filling made with Instant Clear Jel
  3. Pastry Cream
  4. Chocolate Pastry Cream
  5. Mousseline Cream
  6. Diplomat Cream
  7. Peanut Butter Mousse

There are some great resources included with the course.  Not only will you be able to make the fillings from each lesson, but you will have access to guides that will help you adapt the recipes to a myriad of flavor possibilities.

Let's get started exploring some new flavors and techniques!

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Thank you for a terrific class, Amy. I love how you explain everything, I was baking cakes for years and the I can't wait to try the filling from your class. You are an inspiration! I highly recommend this class, and will be re-watching it myself when making cakes) Thank you!
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Amy Kimmel

Cake Artist, Instructor, Pastry Chef

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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