Have you ever wondered 'is it cake?' then let Claire take you on a journey and find out how this awe-inspiring tutorial unravels the amazing truth behind what appears to be a mouth-watering traditional ploughman's lunch. Illusion cakes are so impressive and fun to create which always keeps you guessing how?
In this lesson Claire demonstrates how to make a rustic bread roll, celery sticks, pickled onions, a selection of cheese, amazing looking chutney and lastly a delicious porkpie. You will learn so many techniques from covering cakes, pinching, how to create numerous textural surfaces, how to add colour with edible dusts and paints and finally bringing it altogether on an effective woodgrain cake board.
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Claire St Quinton is a professional cake decorator and teacher, whose unique and realistic designs are absolutely spectacular! From whimsical novelty birthday cakes and realistic children's characters, to jaw dropping wedding cakes and intricate sugar flowers, her work is flawless, elegant and show stopping. Claire launched her business, Delicious Occasions over five years ago and supplies bespoke cakes to some of Kent's most prestigious venues, including Leeds Castle and The Old Kent Barn. Her talent was recently spotted by The Williams F1 team, who commissioned her to make their deputy team principle, Claire Williams, a racing car birthday cake. She can’t wait to share her passion and expertise with you!
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