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Jeweled Wedding Cake

with Marina Sousa
Jeweled Wedding Cake
Brooches, pearl bursts and bling cover your custom cake for that special day. Marina Sousa makes it look easy!

Learn dozens of Marina’s insider cake decorating tips as you make brooches, pearl bursts, buttons and all other forms of wedding day bling. Create a multi-tiered masterpiece dressed in edible embellishments. Sculpt simple round cakes into tapered or wavy tiers. Construct custom pedestals draped with fondant swags and come away with essential cake industry knowledge. In Marina's Jeweled Wedding Cake, you won't just be enamored with the dazzling final cake – you'll fall in love with the process of decorating it as well.

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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet cake artist Marina Sousa and get ready to start decorating.


Lesson 2. Preparing the Tiers

  • Get up-close instruction on how to professionally prepare your cake tiers for decorating.


Lesson 3. Covering Tiers

  • Cover each tier with a flawless fondant finish, no matter the shape of the cake!


Lesson 4. Adorning the Bottom Tier

  • Make lovely fondant swags with just the right amount of drape as Marina builds the bottom tier of this cake.


Lesson 5. Encrusting the Middle Tier

  • Encrust your cake creations with pearls and dragees as Marina shows you how to make a jeweled sash to go around a tier and finish with extruded fondant borders.


Lesson 6. Applying Patterns

  • Apply patterns and add texture with Marina's techniques and eye for design.


Lesson 7. Constructing a Cake Pedestal

  • Presentation doesn't end with the cake. Learn to construct and cover cake pedestals for each occasion.


Lesson 8. Brooches & Beaded Swags

  • Create sugar jewelry as you build brooches and learn to add sparkle and color to your baubles and beaded swags.


Lesson 9. Blossoms, Ruffles & Pearl Bursts

  • Adorn your cakes with blossoms, ruffles and pearl bursts using cutters and gum paste.


Lesson 10. Stacking the Cake

  • Securely stack your cake before adding borders, texture and ruffles.


Lesson 11. Finishing Touches

  • Finish off your jeweled cake by attaching brooches and pearl bursts, painting details and placing your creation on its pedestal.

"I can't say enough good things about this class and Marina! She makes every aspect of the process seem so easy and attainable, without compromising elegance. This class has given me the confidence and tools to try my hand at making my first ever wedding cake."
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New York

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