Online Class

Decadent Chocolate Cakes

$12.25$39.99

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

Skill Level

Advanced

What You Get

  • 10 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Alice Medrich
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Learn to melt and handle chocolate like an expert as Alice teaches you how to marble, glaze and decorate delicious cakes. With her detailed instruction, you'll bake the decadent recipes included in this class. Impress your family and friends with the sleek Queen of Sheba, the Ultimate Chocolate Birthday Cake and the Chocolate Raspberry Ruffle Cake, plus a bonus chocolate centerpiece.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction and Materials
09:08
Meet Alice and go over the tools and ingredients you'll use in this class.
2. Chocolate Talk
11:21
3. Queen of Sheba: Baking
14:53
4. Queen of Sheba: Finishing
23:34
5. Making Ruffle Fans
17:15
6. Ultimate Birthday Cake: Baking
17:00
7. Ultimate Birthday Cake: Finishing
33:37
8. Chocolate Raspberry Ruffle Pt 1
13:00
9. Chocolate Raspberry Ruffle Finishing
33:22
10. Pretzel Basket and Dipped Strawberries
10:54

Taught by

Alice Medrich
Alice Medrich
Author, pastry chef and teacher Alice Medrich is one of the country's foremost experts on chocolate and chocolate desserts. Since 1976, Alice's innovative ideas and insistence on quality ingredients have influenced a generation of confectioners, pastry chefs and home cooks. She has appeared on the Food Network's Chef du Jour and Baker's Dozen, and Julia Child's PBS series Baking with Julia. She has won more James Beard Foundation and IACP "cookbook of the year" and "best dessert book" awards than any other author. Her ninth cookbook is Flavor Flours (Artisan, November 2014). Alice lives in Berkeley, Calif., and keeps her fans updated at <a href="http://alicemedrich.com/">AliceMedrich.com.
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