Cake Making: From Flavor to Design

January 29, 2011 11:00 am
January 29, 2011 2:00 pm
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Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center
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540 President St., Suite 2E, Brooklyn, NY, United States, 11215

As Marie Antoinette once said, “Let them eat cake.” And here at Ger-Nis, we couldn’t agree more.

Have you ever wanted to make a cake that would impress all your friends and family? Do you want to be the person that shows up for a special party or event with a glorious looking cake in tow? If so, this is the class for you! This class is all about making that stand-out cake that everyone will be talking about for years to come, from the crumb coating to frosting, we are breaking down all the intricacies on how to create a great looking and delicious tasting cake, through hands-on learning and instructor demonstration! The inside is just as important as the outside, so we’ll provide the recipes for moist, flavorful sweet cakes that will have everyone digging in for one, two and maybe even three slices. This is no kiddie cake, but one to show off to your friends and say, “This took me all day to make,” but it was well worth it. Explore your sweet tooth side in this class, and create great works of art out of cake!

Recipes:Hazelnut Sponge Cake; Chocolate Cake; Vanilla Cake with Various Frosting Flavors

Class Type: Individual, hands-on cooking class

Class Notes: Learn how to use a frosting filled piping bag with ease!

Shawona Jones

Shawona Jones is trained painter and sculptor with a passion for sweets. She took her art background and placed it in a mixing bowl with sugar and spice to create a small cake decorating business with flair. Her painting skills shine through in her cakes with every new design. From anniversaries to weddings, she brings an artistic element to her cakes as well as great flavor. She believes in bold flavors to compliment the bold designs. Shawona combines her Pratt Institute days with those she cherishes at the Institute of Culinary Education every time she gets a new cake order. Her motto is to make a cake look too good to eat, but taste too good not to. You can see all of her wonderful creations at
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