Yesterday the chips and I begin our first cake decorating class. A locally owned store is offering it from Wilton. I thought that it would be fun for us all to take, and also count as credit for school.
Our teacher didn’t have any clue as to what she had gotten herself into. She is askeered! And I will show you why.
Class hasn’t even started, yet the games have begun.
Here she is pretending to be a bandit with her parchment triangle. Where is her mother? Doesn’t she realize that this is a serious cake decorating class? Didn’t anyone teach her class etiquette? sheesh!
And here sits the boy….so innocently, but wait…if you look closely, his name tag is slapped on upside down. The poor woman SHOULD be askeert!
She showed us how to make Wilton icing. She baked us all cakes, showed us how to use the Wilton cake leveler~~which is totally cool~~ and then showed us how to dam the middle layer so we could torte our cake with vanilla pudding.
Here is my cake, leveled, dammed~~in more ways than one~~ and torted. She made more icing for us, but it was so thick that we could hardly spread it. It was really heavy too.
As you can see, sometimes the dam breaks, and the pudding oozes out. The perfectionist boy wanted a new cake, but I wouldn’t let him.
It ended up ok in the end.
The girl’s icing started out thinner because I thinned it out for her, but it kept pulling away from her cake and she ended up with
She also used almost all the icing, so I was left to make do.
Next week will be better, and I sure hope that the teacher has her game face on, because
We’re commin’ back!
Did you know that Wilton icing has meringue powder in it?