AWhere can I get hands-on help to learn to get buttercream perfectly smooth? I've bought videos , had great tips from here, but I just can't get it ! I need to watch someone and have them watch me. I even signed up for the cake decorating class at the CIA but that is just one small part of the day .
Anyone who has struggled with this - what helped you? Thank you! Nancy
Nancy I know you have watched videos but have you watched the free Craftsy class on buttercreaming your cakes. It might help.
AYes!!!!! I still can't get my cakes to look like thst! I cut them, I level them, thank God for fondant and modeling chocolate! Anyone here from NYC? I will take a lesson from you!!!
AYou are right. Sometimes, ya just need to see it in person.
Wish ya lived here in SC.
Is there an ICES group near you?
AHi, What is an ICES group? I'm in NYC for a few weeks. Where can I find out? Thank you! Nancy
AHello everyone. ..I'm kind of new to the baking world and need some guidance basically in all areas (baking,decorating,using fondant,ect.) ...anyone know of any upcoming events or classes I could take?? I really want to get this going ....
ANuur516,the first video I watched was on buttercream on craftsy. It was free. I just bought the ebook wicked goodies, about modeling chocolate. Worth every penny, good start!
thanks..i'll do that today
International Cake Exploration Society usually has monthly meetings called "Day of Sharing." It would be a good place to meet other cakers willing to share. http://ices.org/
There are MANY wonderfully talented artists in NY. I would also do a google search to see if there are any classes available the time you will be there.
AThank you! I don't see anything on their calendars. They may not post? They only have like one event for February in Vermont and a few in March.
If anyone knows of a NYC baker who would perhaps teach a private (paid) lesson on buttercream smoothing, please PM me? Thank you! Nancy