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Mastering Fondant (Sun, 9am-1pm) - SoFlo Cake & Candy Expo

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Have you ever wanted to further your fondant skills to make your cakes look flawless like the ones you see in social media, but haven’t found a class that answers all of your questions regarding covering cakes in fondant? If so, this in-depth class will help you master the art of fondant once and for all no matter if you are a beginner or a veteran caker. In this course students will start by learning the basics of fondant by understanding the different types of fondant to learning how to cover a tier properly without causing rips, tears, or elephant skin. Students will also learn the secrets to creating sharp edges with ease and how to ensure there is no seam between tiers. Lastly, students will tackle covering an extended, tall tier in a contemporary stone texture and how to create unique textures of their own. By the end of class every student will have a completed two tiered cake to take home with the knowledge to create perfectly covered cakes in any shape or form. As an added note dummies will be used in class but the instructor will provide guidance when working with real cake.

  Key Topics

·         Understanding types of fondant

·         Covering any shape in fondant

·         Dummies vs Real Cake

·         Creating different edge effects

·         What is Gunge and how to use it

·         Covering extended tiers in fondant

·         Contemporary inspired textures

·         Troubleshooting Fondant

Class FAQs

  • All class tickets are non-refundable once purchased.
  • All classrooms are on the second floor of MACC.
  • You will need a general admission ticket in order to register for classes, including classes hosted on Friday.
  • The vendor hall will not be open on Friday, and is only open Saturday & Sunday.
  • Classes will begin promptly at the time scheduled.
  • Saturday and Sunday there will be a two two-hour break from 1:00-3:00 to allow time for lunch, shopping, raffle drawings and contest results.
  • All class materials and tools are included for classroom use only, unless otherwise noted. Students will NOT keep any tools used in class. Each student will be provided with a box to take home your completed class project.
  • No children or guests allowed in classrooms. Only registered students will be permitted inside the class area.

Class Terms

Disclaimer: Please be aware that all purchases are non-refundable and final. There are no options for cancellations or transfers, and no exceptions can be made. SoFlo Cake and Candy Expo cannot assume responsibility if you inadvertently schedule overlapping classes. We kindly ask you to thoroughly review your schedule prior to completing your purchase to ensure there are no double bookings. Your attention to this detail is greatly appreciated.

In the event that the minimum student enrollment requirement is not reached by the specified deadline, the class will be cancelled. Affected students will promptly receive notification and will be provided with a  complete refund for the class/demo.


Bilingual disclaimer: The class will primarily be conducted in English, with occasional instruction in Spanish. La clase se llevará a cabo principalmente en inglés, con instrucción ocasional en español.