Class Descriptions and Supply Lists
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Basic Butter Cream – All New!
Basic Butter Cream I will be covering baking cake, chemistry of cake, filling cake, icing cake and all the tricks
of basic cake decorating. Take the 2 sessions of Basic Butter Cream and you are ready to take any of the other butter cream classes offered. This class will be offered both in the AM and the PM every other month to make it super easy for you! Basic Butter Cream is still only $35.00
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Flowers and Vines
This Class is a fun butter cream class for students that would like to learn vine floral sprays , roses, pansies, drop flowers, and violets. I have also added scrolling to this class. You asked for it you got it!!!! There will be 3 cakes in this class and one day of just royal icing flowers. Must have taken Basic Butter Cream or have basic butter cream knowledge.
Butter Cream Ruffles, Flowers and Bows
Back by popular demand, in this class we will continue to learn roses, lace effects, and ruffles all in butter cream. This class is going to bring up a level and each you better technique all of that and a ton of fun. Must have taken my Basic Butter Cream Class or know how to ice and fill a cake. Butter Cream Classes are still only $40.00
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Modern Butter Cream
A classic way to use you butter cream in a modern way. Will will creating some great cakes learning a lot of butter cream flowers then placing them on cake in a new romantic way . You will be learning roses, ranunculus (opened and closed) buds, berries, filler flowers, chrysanthemums and hydrangeas. this class a a lot of fun and packed with new things. You are sure to enjoy!!!!
Butter Cream Baby Showers Cake
Back by popular demand. This class we start with a fun hombre cake, then a carved cake, a cake using a lot of over pipping then the last class we will be doing some rice crispy sculpting. This class is a mixed bag of fun.
Shabby Chic Butter Cream
This is a new butter cream class that is filled with techniques in butter cream. Learn to create fabric effects in butter cream. Color gel icing to create texture and depth, This class in sure to please and only one of my many butter cream classes.
Please check this web site for first class supply list.
Learn the basics to fondant in this class I will assure you that you will be able to cover a cake smoothly. You will also be able to make bows, simple gum paste flowers and and other fabric effects. This class is you ticket to the world of fondant and gum paste. Only $60.00 you will be required to buy supplies and bake cake.
Gum Paste Wedding Cake Flowers I
No cake for this class . In this class we will be creating the peony, opened and closed, roses, and catalaya orchid. In the last class we will be painting and putting together flowers with appropriate leave to finish these spectacular flowers.
Gum paste Wedding Cake Flowers II
More flowers because Wedding Cake Flowers is so popular lets just keep going. We will creating wedding cake flowers such as the parrot tulip, magnolia, hydrangea,and the dahlia. This class is a lot of fun and no preparation and no cake!!!! First class supply list will be posted here.
Tropical Gum Paste Flowers
In this class we will be creating fabulous tropical flowers just in time for Summer parties. In this class we will making the Bird of Paradise, Hibiscus, and the Star Gazer Lily . Then the last class we will add depth, texture and life by painting. No cake for this class just fun!!!!!!
Fall and Winter Gum Paste Flower Sprays
This Class we will be discovering the Chrysanthemum and buds, Roses and Berries, Poinsettia and Holly. Then we will be learning haw to dry paint and air brush to bring these beauties to life. Then the last night we will wire each spray together to make wonderful arrangement for any special occasion cake. This class is $70.00 There will be no cake in this class
Gum Paste Cake Topper Animals
This is a new class were we will be learning the basic technique of sculpting animals, adding detail and interest to your animals. Learn when and how to use 50/50 mixtures. This class will be lots of fun and there will be no cake in this class.
First class supply list will be posted on this website.
Cake Fabric Effects
This is a 3 week session class where we will be creating fabric effects on cupcakes and cake. Learn fabric effects such as billowing, pleating, rouging, rosettes, and ruffle and so much more. This class is usually small, but allot of fun.
Teen and Tweens Summer 4 Days of Cake
This class is for 10 and up. We will start with cupcakes and go to cake there will be a car cake, butterfly and hamburger all cake. The will be a supply list for this class and you can get right on this web site. Only once a year and only at A & J.
Workshops ALL SUPPLIES ARE INCLUDED IN THESE CLASSES!
Wedding Cookies Workshop
This class we will be creating cookies using techniques such as air brush, stenciling, fondant covering, and some royal icing. All supplies are included and please sign up early I only take 10 people in my classes and this class will go quickly.
Buttercream Borders Workshop
This class we will be just borders. We will be creating about 15 different borders if your are tired of the same old shell boarder this class is for you. Learn how to overlap, layer, and use new tips to create more texture and fabulousness. All supplies are included.
Kids Christmas Tree Cake Workshop
This class is for 7 and up. We will be creating a small cake with a Christmas Tree theme. Your kids are sure to love. They will learn all the techniques to create a layer cake, icing then finally, decorating. All supplies are included in this class.
Cake Pop Workshops
Learn all the tricks to cake pops. Fabulous ways to bake the cake to get the best flavor to dipping and decorating. This workshop is a lot of fun and you will come home with at least 6 wonderfully decorated cake pops. All supplies are included.
Russian Tip Cake Workshop
Have you wondered about those Russian tips? Controlling the Icing ? Loading the bag? This workshop is for you. Learn all the tricks to make spectacular flowers!
This class we will be learning how to master the Russian Tip. There will be several tips that we will be working with and you will be able to bring a set home included in the price of the class. We will be decorating cupcake and this will be a lot of fun. This class is only $40.00 include a set of 3 tips.
Teens and Tweens Cookie Workshops
Learn all the basic and intermediate Cookie decorating. I will be covering stenciling, flooding, air brushing. In lots of fun shapes and sizes. Perfect for any holiday. Teens and Tweens classes are appropriate for ages 10 and up, even fun for adults!!!!!!! All Supplies are includes.
Please Sign up for all class ahead of scheduled date so I can prepare for you and to ensure you space in class.
I just want to say to all my students a HUGE "Thank you for all your support!
Placed 1st place at the Los Angles County Fair 2006, 2005
Placed 2nd place in the San Diego Cake Show 2011, 2012
Placed Bronze in The San Diego Cake Show 2014
"Best in Show" in The San Diego Cake Show 2015
Placed 2nd in the San Diego Cake Show 2016
Certified with Colette Peters and Wilton School in
advanced gum paste and fondant
Certified with Kathy Scott in
Topsy Turvey Cake
Member of the California Cake Club
Member of the International Cake Exploration Society.
Member of the San Dimas chapter of
Business Network International
Have taken classes with Christopher Garren "Piece of Cake" Cake Studio
Featured on "The Amazing Wedding Cake" TV Show
Artichoke and herbs in Gum Paste
Art Major Chaffey College
Fundamentals in Three Dimensional Design
A & J Cake and Candy
Where Sweet Dreams Are A Reality!
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