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Cake Decorating with Erin Gardner (Series Intro)

Sarah Breckenridge; videography by Gary Junken and Cari Delahanty; edited by Cari Delahanty
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Pastry chef Erin Gardner is one sweet genius…literally! She competed on the Food Network’s Sweet Genius and won. As the owner of Wild Orchid Baking Company in New Hampshire, she creates gorgeous custom cakes for weddings and parties all over coastal New England. And now she’s sharing her secrets with us.

In this series of video tutorials, Erin covers the basics of building a multi-tiered cake, from splitting and layering the cakes to frosting them, from covering them in fondant to stacking the tiers. And when it comes to decorating, she’s full of clever ideas, like stamping designs directly onto fondant, or sculpting flowers out of supermarket fruit leathers.

Love Erin’s ideas and want to see more? Be sure to check out her book Great Cake Decorating.

Episodes in this Series
Episode 1: Leveling and Splitting Layer Cakes   Episode 2: Crumb Coat for Fondant Cakes   Episode 3: Buttercream Effects
Episode 1: Leveling and Splitting Layer Cakes
  Episode 2: Crumb Coat for Fondant Cakes   Episode 3: Buttercream Effects
Episode 4: Fondant-Coated Cake   Episode 5: Doweling and Stacking Multi-Tiered Cakes   Episode 6: Fruit Leather Decorations
Episode 4: Fondant-Coated Cake   Episode 5: Doweling and Stacking Multi-Tiered Cakes   Episode 6: Fruit Leather Decorations
Episode 1: Leveling and Splitting Layer Cakes   Back to Series Intro   Erin Gardner
Episode 7: Simple Fondant Shapes   Episode 8: Stamping   Back to Series Intro
Great Cake Decorating by Erin Gardner
 

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