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Topsy-Turvy Cake Construction

Learn how to make Richard Ruskell's gravity-defying, multi-tiered cakes! Start with a sketch, review design considerations and do the math as Richard teaches you the engineering secrets behind these amazing cakes. Learn which types of cakes and fillings are ideal and then learn how to construct a support system, fix errors with simple tricks and much more. Richard will show you how to cover your tiers and separators in fondant, how to stack your cake and share his tips for transporting these ...

Cost: $40 Per Course


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A note from Richard Ruskell, instructor of Topsy-Turvy Cake ConstructionI am so excited to be here at Craftsy to share my love of pastries and cake decorating with you. In my new online Craftsy class, Topsy-Turvy Cake Construction, learn how to make my gravity-defying (well, almost), whimsical, many-tiered cakes. We'll start with a sketch and review design considerations. Then we bake! From there, learn how to use wide and narrow angles, construct a support system using each tier's calculations, fix errors with simple tricks, and much more. By the end of the class, you will have a cake that makes people "ooh" and "aah" when they see it, and say yum when they taste it!What You Will Learn in Topsy-Turvy Cake Construction: How to design and create a cake based on composition, gravity and temperature considerations How to use equations to easily calculate the angles for each tier How to effectively cover cake in fondant How to build a structure that supports every tier* How to transport your cake safely to its final destination


  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Richard Ruskell
  • Cost: $40 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy

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