Online Class

Intro to Modeling Chocolate: Cityscape Cakes

$29.99$39.99

Lauren Kitchens teaches you to concoct, color, texture and transform modeling chocolate, taking it to new heights and bringing it into your kitchen.

Skill Level

Beginner

What You Get

  • 9 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Lauren Kitchens
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Add modeling chocolate to your cake decorating bag of tricks! In Intro to Modeling Chocolate: Cityscape Cakes, cake artist Lauren Kitchens shows you how to create textured, colorful cake embellishments from this easy and versatile medium. Lauren takes the city of Chicago as her inspiration, crafting Windy City landmarks from the Sears Tower to Lake Michigan. You'll learn how to add color and textural accents and assemble a spectacular cake that reflects the city you call home — or any favorite place! Lauren also shares with you step-by-step instructions for assembling and transporting your cake.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
04:06
Meet your instructor, cake artist Lauren Kitchens, and learn about the Craftsy platform.
2. Cake Design
08:11
3. Modeling Chocolate
28:55
4. Preparing the Cake
14:41
5. Lake Michigan
37:50
6. Into the City
25:07
7. Chicago Landmarks
55:18
8. Topper
25:33
9. Assembling the Cityscape Cake
15:51

Taught by

Lauren Kitchens
Lauren Kitchens
Lauren's career in cake began in her parents' home, where she started Fancy Cakes by Lauren. By 2002, demand for Lauren's cakes had risen steadily, and she opened her commercial kitchen and showroom. Since then, she's won two gold medals on Food Network Challenge, where one of her cakes was described by the judges as "the best cake ever made on Food Network." Lauren has taught cake decorating across the globe: the passion and talent she has for sharing her techniques shine through in her inviting teaching style and in-depth classes.
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