Bonnie Gordon

  • Wedding cupcakes class at Le Dolci Wedding cupcakes class at Le Dolci

    Wedding cupcakes class at Le Dolci

Wedding cupcakes class at Le Dolci

It’s no secret that I sometimes find decorating cakes and cupcakes intimidating. Over the years I have attended some classes, and learned some tricks that have helped me decorate cupcakes, cakes and pastries to a much higher standard than what I used to produce. I was able to overcome my fears of working with butter cream and piping tips after taking a cupcake decorating class at the Bonnie Gordon School of Confectionary Arts.  But despite the fact we worked with fondant at the class, and I brought a tub home, I rarely decorated with the stuff. So when Lisa, of Le Dolci Cupcakes and Cakes invited me to attend one of their cupcake decorating classes, I eagerly accepted and signed up for the wedding cupcakes class at this fun food education studio. And you can see from the amazing cupcakes I decorated with my own two hands in the photo above that it was a huge success.The […]

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  • Cupcake Decorating 101: My Designs Cupcake Decorating 101: My Designs

    Cupcake Decorating 101: My Designs

Cupcake Decorating 101: My Designs

  When I signed up for an all-day designer cupcake decorating class at Bonnie Gordon’s School of Confectionary Arts, it was all I could do not to tell everyone who crossed my path. Her wedding cakes have been featured in countless magazines and Hollywood movies and I’d been drooling over her cakes for years. While I can say I am confident with my baking abilities, I was always intimidated by decorating.I did my best copying the finished product in my cookbooks, but I stayed away from pastry bags, and tips, and coloured buttercream. No more! Not only did I come home with seven beautiful cupcakes, but a bag full of gel food colouring, a cupcake turntable, piping and decorating tips, and even fondant and gum traganth. In this class, we learned how to make: spiced apple cupcakes, cappuccino cupcakes, coloured fondant, chocolate glaze, chocolate frosting, and of course, the ever-elusive […]