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Advanced Fondant Techniques

with Marina Sousa
Advanced Fondant Techniques
Learn how versatile fondant can be in this video class! Make ribbons and flowers and add texture, sparkle and detail to your fondant and gum paste designs.

Celebrity cake decorator Marina Sousa reviews fondant handling basics and then works up to some very sophisticated techniques with texture, stencils, molds and piping. Follow along at your own pace as she shows you how to create lavish surface detail like lace and filigree, tie bows you'll swear are fabric and sculpt details from fondant, gum paste and chocolate.

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Lesson plan

5:49

Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet acclaimed cake decorator, businesswoman and Food Network Challenge gold medalist Marina Sousa.

14:36

Lesson 2. Fondant

5:53

Lesson 3. List of Supplies

43:02

Lesson 4. The Handpainted Technique

27:00

Lesson 5. Stenciling and Paneling

15:36

Lesson 6. Applied Design

20:11

Lesson 7. Inlaid Design

9:46

Lesson 8. Lace Technique

55:09

Lesson 9. Embellishments

55:11

Lesson 10. Putting It All Together

15:33

Lesson 11. Bonus Lesson: Stacking Real Cakes

“I've taken several cake decorating classes on Craftsy, and Marina's classes are amazing. She is so generous with her knowledge. She demonstrates numerous techniques during the course of the class that can be applied to cakes for all kinds of occasions. I love that during the course of the video, not everything is perfect. She has a few mishaps, but shows how to fix them.”
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