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Ultimate Birthday Cake

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Ulitmate Birthday Cake

Created in this Craftsy class

Decadent Chocolate Cakes taught by Alice Medrich

Alice Medrich brings her chocolate expertise to Craftsy in this class. You'll learn essential techniques and bake three showstopping cakes.

Other projects made as part of this class:

Food & Cooking
Queen of Sheba
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Category Food & Cooking
Ingredient Grains
Method Bake
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Share a little about the ingredients and techniques used to create this dish/item. Alice Medrich's receipie in "Decadant Chocolate Cakes"

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What are you most proud of? This is only the third time in my life I have baked a cake. When I shared it with my team at the office they were convinced I had bought it. I gushed at the compliments people paid me. I will definately be baking this one again.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? You MUST view Alice's video at least 3 times, there are nuisances in baking this cake and she gives you all the tips. Make sure you allow plenty of time to prepare and bake it. From start to finish, I spent a total of 6 hours (well worth it). Lastly, this do NOT buy cheap chocolate you simply won't get the same results. This is NOT a cake to waste on a small child. I would rate it as an adult cake because of it is rich in taste and texture and would be a waste of money giving it to a child.

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Thanks to Alice Medrich's course I feel like an accomplished baker. This is only the 3rd cake I have ever baked in my life. It tasted as good as it looked, and my colleagues at the office were blown over.

08/03/2012 Flag


08/12/2012 Flag

I want to make this the next time around. I began with the beginner cake, the queen of sheba - my white chocolate and milk chocolate wouldn't melt to a liquid consistency. I loved how yours came out perfectly. And yes, it is very sinfully RICH!

08/12/2012 Flag

And I signed up for this instead of another knitting class!

09/16/2012 Flag

Way to go! Only your 3rd cake?!! No wonder you are so proud. Just beautiful!!!

02/02/2013 Flag