Online Class

Intro to Isomalt

$34.99$49.99

Take your cake decorating skills to the next level and learn to pour, pull and blow sugar with Charity Pykles-George.

Skill Level

Advanced

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Charity Pykles-George
  • 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

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.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Working with Isomalt
25:56
Meet Charity and start learning about isomalt with her step-by-step guidance. Learn to cook, color and cool isomalt safely and successfully!
2. Pouring and Utilizing Molds
21:55
3. Pulling Sugar
17:13
4. Flowers & Leaves
17:10
5. Ribbons & Bows
10:53
6. Blowing Sugar
17:46
7. Making Spun Sugar
06:28

Taught by

Charity Pykles-George
Charity Pykles-George
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 country to students of all ages and has competed on TLC’s Ultimate Cake-Off twice as well as Food Network’s Cupcake Wars and Cake Wars.
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