Friday, March 4, 2011
Wilton Flowers and Cake Design
Flowers and Cake Design. Historically this has always been the second in the series but they have now given people the option to choose this one or the fondant one after completing the beginners one. Maybe I should have taken this one first as they do teach fondant in the first class of this 4 week course and then move onto royal icing. We made a fondant pansy and a fondant button flower. I really enjoyed making the button fondant flower because you make it in a rectangular press instead of by hand. Less chance for mistakes. The pansy was with a cutter but the middle was handmade. I made the middle a little big though as I was rushing. After the flower making we were taught how to make royal icing and how to fold a parchment bag. I think I'll stick to disposable though, they are too much trouble. My teacher was really nice for this course and everyone there were repeat customers except me! I had taken the fondant course in another city as this city had been booked solid. Business has been slacking lately though she informed us. I liked how she had name cards and told us to introduce ourselves. The last two classes I took felt so cold. Any other cake decorators out there? Did you take this course? Did you like it?