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Online Class

Sweet Elegance: 16 Cookie-Decorating Techniques

$19.99$39.99

Create inspired cookies customers will order again and again. Decorate your treats with brush embroidery, antiquing techniques, floral accents, watercolor painting and more!

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class material
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Amber Spiegel
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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

Class Overview

Make your cookies a delicacy of design, texture and color with professional decorator Amber Spiegel. Start by achieving the perfect royal icing consistency for different types of decorating. Then, learn to easily transfer intricate eyelet lace and other patterns onto your cookies. Make sophisticated fabric effects simple: luscious quilted textures, as well as breathtaking brush embroidered flowers and borders. Antique your cookies with the look of gold marbling, cracked ceramic glazes and bronze edgings. Create rose accents with exquisite wet-on-wet techniques, eye-catching piping and more. Paint vibrant custom designs and radiant backdrops with edible watercolors. Texture your work to create "fuzzy" animal cookies and wavy icing for rustic chic treats. Make the most enticing treats at the table with new cookie-decorating techniques.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
04:24
Meet professional cookie decorator Amber Spiegel and get a preview of the skills you'll learn in this class. Amber shares where she looks to find inspiration for her innovative designs, then offers helpful decorating tips that apply to the entire class. See how Amber sets up her work surface, learn the best techniques for handling cookies and piping bags, and find out what materials you'll need.
2. Icing Consistency
20:10
3. Transferring Patterns
27:00
4. Fabric Techniques
21:03
5. Antiquing Techniques
17:51
6. Rose Embellishments
21:36
7. Painting Techniques
22:13
8. Creative Texturing
18:34

Taught by

Amber Spiegel
Amber Spiegel
Amber is a graduate of the Baking and Pastry Arts Program at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. She's also a former cake and cookie decorator at Wilton Industries. Today, Amber runs her own cookie business, SweetAmbs. She enjoys teaching cookie decorating through video tutorials, in-person classes around the world and on Craftsy. Amber's work can be found in magazines such as InStyle, Cake Central and Brides, as well as on numerous blog and websites.

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