Create an array of heavenly gluten-free cakes, fillings and frostings with cake artist and author Catherine Ruehle. Begin by making two custom flour blends that give you greater control over your ingredients and results. Get simple tips for avoiding gluten cross-contamination and converting favorite recipes to gluten-free. Then, whip up decadent brown sugar and cinnamon cream cheese icing, as well as an airy, amazing chocolate buttercream. Make lip-smacking cinnamon cream, rich chocolate ganache and dreamy caramel cream fillings. Mix up batters for a light and fluffy vanilla cake, an enticing chocolate cake and a carrot cake bursting with flavor. Plus, get confident baking, leveling, filling, layering and icing your cakes. Learn how to make gluten-free cakes everyone will ask for again and again!
Make a show-stopping sculpted cake that will be the highlight of your next birthday party. Food Network Challenge regular Catherine Ruehle shows you all the professional techniques you need to build this adorable dinosaur – and build up your sculpting skills at the same time. Learn how to build a sturdy structure out of plumbing pipe and flanges, apply fondant to oddly-shaped sculpts, and add surface decoration. Let your imagination run wild!