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Classic Car, Timeless Techniques

with Mike McCarey
Get in gear with cake artist Mike McCarey as you learn how to sculpt any car cake from the curvaceous body down to delicious detail work.
In this dynamic class, you’ll create a distinctive groom cake and build motor-driven memories for any occasion. Ride along with Mike as you accelerate your cake sculpting skills, rev up your repertoire of detailed design work and cruise into a new genre of classic cakes! Learn how to create the car cake of your choice, or recreate Mike's elegant 1936 roadster. You'll create a convincing windshield using gelatin, sculpt and carve a cake that's stable enough to support dozens of accessories, add stunning details and save time with efficient construction and assembly tips in a class that's truly fun.
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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Introduction & Templates

  • Meet your instructor, Mike McCarey, before you learn about the possibilities of car cake design and create a storyboard.


Lesson 2. Assembling the Cake


Lesson 3. Sculpting & Refining the Cake


Lesson 4. Covering the Base


Lesson 5. Radiators, Tires & Fenders


Lesson 6. The Interior


Lesson 7. Adding the Accessories


Lesson 8. The Edible Windshield & Final Assembly

"I think Mike is the Chopin of cake decorating! Thank you Mike for sharing your extraordinary knowledge. I am simply amazed by your creativity."
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