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Simply Modern Cake Design

with Jessica Harris

What materials are used in this class?

  • Cakes that have been stacked and filled
  • Prepared ganache (recipe included) 
  • Prepared Swiss meringue buttercream (recipe included) 
  • Modeling chocolate (recipe included) 
  • Store-bought or homemade marshmallow fondant (recipe included) 
  • Shortening 
  • Small spray bottle filled with a 50/50 mixture of  water and light corn syrup
  • Lemon extract (or any alcohol based liquid with at least 80 percent alcohol content)
  • Americolor gel color: gold, black and turquoise
  • Wilton gel colors: pink and peach
  • Super Gold Luster Dust, Super Pearl Luster Dust and Nu Silver Luster Dust
  • Honeycomb cutter set (Fat Daddio)
  • Square cutter set (Fat Daddio)
  • Circle cutter set (Williams-Sonoma)
  • Cornstarch in a shaker
  • Waxed paper (or celophane) and plastic wrap
  • Turntable 
  • Plexiglass or cardboard, approximately 12" x 12" (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
  • Two bench scrapers or sheetrock smoothers
  • Palette knife
  • Clear plastic (.02 thickness) craft sheets to use as smoothers 
  • Brushes in various sizes: blush brush, wide brush, fan brush, puff brush, small flat brush, etc.
  • Fondant smoothers
  • Rolling pin
  • Non-slip pads
  • Thin sewing pins
  • Pastry bag with melted chocolate to match fondant
  • 25" clear quilting ruler 


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