Charity Pykles-George
Craftsy Instructor

La Mesa, CA

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Chef Charity, aka The Sugar Sorceress, is a pastry chef, cake artist and owner of d’Zrt Cake Studio in La Mesa, Calif. She specializes in chocolate and sugar art, in particular wedding cakes, specialty cakes and extreme cakes. Chef Charity attended Le Cordon Bleu in London and Paris and Le Ritz Escoffier in Paris. She studied sugar art under the famed André Renard, who runs his own school in Sedona, Ariz. Charity teaches sugarcraft across the ... Read Full Bio »

Charity's Craftsy Classes

Intro to Isomalt

Start with the essentials as Charity teaches you to cook, color and store isomalt, a sugar substitute used by professional pastry chefs for creating edible art. Craft colorful, 3-D cake decorations like stunning molded jewels and glimmering strings of pearls. Learn how to pull isomalt into glossy bows and beautiful flowers. Use Charity’s fool-proof technique to blow sugar spheres for balloons and bubbles. From classic techniques like delicate spun sugar to more whimsical applications like pulled sugar kelp, you’ll come away with an expert education in working with sugar.

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