Online Class

Classic Car, Timeless Techniques

$19.99$39.99

Get in gear with cake artist Mike McCarey as you learn how to sculpt any car cake from the curvaceous body down to delicious detail work.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 9 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Mike McCarey
  • 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

In this dynamic class, you’ll create a distinctive groom cake and build motor-driven memories for any occasion. Ride along with Mike as you accelerate your cake sculpting skills, rev up your repertoire of detailed design work and cruise into a new genre of classic cakes! Learn how to create the car cake of your choice, or recreate Mike's elegant 1936 roadster. You'll create a convincing windshield using gelatin, sculpt and carve a cake that's stable enough to support dozens of accessories, add stunning details and save time with efficient construction and assembly tips in a class that's truly fun.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction & Templates
11:43
Meet your instructor, Mike McCarey, before you learn about the possibilities of car cake design and create a storyboard.
2. Assembling the Cake
15:36
3. Sculpting & Refining the Cake
28:36
4. Covering the Base
54:22
5. Radiators, Tires & Fenders
56:06
6. The Interior
31:11
7. Adding the Accessories
50:21
8. The Edible Windshield & Final Assembly
29:51

Taught by

Mike McCarey
Mike McCarey
Since 1995, Mike McCarey has focused on pastry at his bakery, Mike's Amazing Cakes, in Redmond, Washington. In between teaching cake architecture and sculpting around the country and appearing on The Food Network as competitor and judge, Mike works magic in cake. His clients have included Starbucks, Dustin Hoffman, Arnold Palmer and even the legendary Julia Child.
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