Online Class

Creative Flavors for Cakes, Fillings & Frostings

$19.99$39.99

Use inspired flavor combinations to make your cakes irresistible. Set yourself apart from other bakers with uniquely delicious offerings.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Jenny McCoy
  • 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.

PRODUCT DETAILS

Renowned pastry chef Jenny McCoy teaches you to dream up and test your own flavor pairings for cakes, fillings and frostings that are tailored to any palate. Along the way, learn nine base recipes, so you have the foundation to build the most memorable cakes. Make a dark chocolate layer cake, perfect white cake and yellow sponge cake enhanced with flavors like toasted coconut, espresso almond, fresh raspberry and more. Create curds and cooked custards with infused flavors. Whip up a heavenly milk-chocolate lavender mousse and a citrus vanilla bean Italian meringue. Feast your senses on a cocoa, orange and hazelnut buttercream and an enticing tiramisu cream cheese frosting. Plus, learn to assemble everything into a luscious, gorgeous cake with a perfectly balanced flavor profile.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Chocolate Cake Flavors
24:54
Meet your instructor, Jenny McCoy, and dive right in as Jenny shows you how to make a decadent, moist chocolate cake and five flavor variations.
2. White & Yellow Cake Flavors
48:28
3. Fruit Curds & Cooked Custards
31:37
4. Chocolate Mousse
26:09
5. Frostings
40:23
6. Basics of Cake Building
41:34

Recommended with this class

  • Pastry bags and assorted tips
  • Microplane fine-mesh zester
  • Candy or digital instant-read thermometer (up to 400 degrees)

Taught by

Jenny McCoy
Jenny McCoy
As a pastry chef with more than 10 years of experience in some of the country's finest kitchens, Jenny McCoy has learned to transform classic techniques into inventive and exceptional desserts, many of which you'll find in her book, Desserts for Every Season. Jenny's philosophy on baking is simple: By combining the best ingredients available and a personal creative touch, anyone can expand their repertoire to create expertly refined recipes and original pastries with ease. A truly approachable expert, Jenny's detailed lessons are both inviting and inspiring.
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