Decadent Chocolate Cakes

with Alice Medrich

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Alice Medrich brings her chocolate expertise to Craftsy in this class. You'll learn essential techniques and bake three showstopping cakes. Read More…

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Class Description

Learn to melt and handle chocolate like an expert as Alice teaches you how to marble, glaze and decorate delicious cakes. With her detailed instruction, you'll bake the decadent recipes included in this class. Impress your family and friends with the sleek Queen of Sheba, the Ultimate Chocolate Birthday Cake and the Chocolate Raspberry Ruffle Cake, plus a bonus chocolate centerpiece.

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Lesson Plan


Lesson 1. Introduction and Materials

  • Meet Alice and go over the tools and ingredients you'll use in this class.


Lesson 2. Chocolate Talk

  • Learn all about using chocolate from the "First Lady of Chocolate" herself.


Lesson 3. Queen of Sheba: Baking

  • Mix your ingredients and melt your chocolate, then bake the Queen of Sheba cake.


Lesson 4. Queen of Sheba: Finishing

  • Make your finishing glaze and crumb coat, and add almonds as a finishing touch to the Queen of Sheba cake.


Lesson 5. Making Ruffle Fans

  • Melt and scrape chocolate to create delicately delicious chocolate fans.


Lesson 6. Ultimate Birthday Cake: Baking

  • Prepare your devils food layers and mix wet and dry ingredients before baking the Ultimate Birthday Cake.


Lesson 7. Ultimate Birthday Cake: Finishing

  • Make ganache, glaze and crumb coat for your Ultimate Birthday Cake.


Lesson 8. Chocolate Raspberry Ruffle Pt 1

  • Ruffle your taste buds with this raspberry treat.


Lesson 9. Chocolate Raspberry Ruffle Finishing

  • Create the chocolate lined mold, raspberry simple syrup and add chocolate fans to this exquisite dessert.


Lesson 10. Pretzel Basket and Dipped Strawberries

  • Create the chocolate coated pretzel base and dipped strawberries for this decorative salty-and-sweet snack.

"Awesome class, fantastic recipes! I can't say enough good things about this class. I prepared each of the recipes over three weekends. My husband and kids were fascinated and asking for more; we all were so happy with the results. LOVED this class!"
- Ellusion

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