10 HD Video Lessons
Confetti Cakes owner and founder Elisa Strauss is a former Ralph Lauren designer turned award-winning cake artist whose cakes have appeared on The View, the Food Network's Extreme Cake Challenge and Sex and the City. In 2008 she was selected as one of America's top 10 pastry chefs in Pastry Art and Design magazine. View profile »
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with Elisa Strauss
Fondant provides a pristine cover for your confectionary creations and a clean canvas to display your other cake decorating skills. In this free mini-class, Elisa takes you step by step through the process of rolling out fondant and covering round and square cakes. You’ll also cut out and attach buttons and flowers with Elisa’s easy fondant appliqué method. Learn to color and flavor fondant and brighten up your cake designs with an innovative fondant inlay technique that mimics mosaic tiles. You also get an introduction to texturing fondant and creating the dimension that defines Elisa’s other Craftsy classes, Designer Handbag Cake and Sculpted Dog Cake.
Learn to construct a realistic fondant rose, petal by petal, or build a beautiful bow for your cake or cupcake topper.
Cover your fondant fundamentals. Enroll in Basic Fondant Techniques today!
What You’ll Learn