Professional cake artisan Robin Hassett offers detailed and easy to follow demonstrations for creating a rich variety of visually stunning fondant cakes. This unique and inspirational DVD provides a firm foundation and the confidence to create your own fondant decorated cakes.
Cake Decorating: Fun with Fondant; Basics and Birthdays 1. color. 110+ min.
“Robin Hassett, co-owner of and baker at the Dessert Tray in Portland, OR, shares in this lively and informative DVD her tips and tricks for working with fondant, that mix of sugar, water, and flavoring that is the foundation of many candies and icings.”
“After discussing the basic tools and techniques, Hassett provides a recipe for fondant and then goes through the step-by-step process of decorating two different birthday cakes. Excellent production values and a well-designed menu allow viewers to navigate the DVD with ease. Hassett proves to be an engaging and cheery guide to the world of fondant, making this program the perfect choice for beginning cooks who want to start turning out their own colorful cakes. A useful addition to any public library cooking collection.”— —Library Journal
Included in this 2 hour DVD:
Fondant Tools Making Fondant from Scratch (includes recipe) Making Fondant Flowers Prepping the Cake
Adult Gift Box Cake Child’s Birthday Cake -Two Tiered Cake First Birthday Cake -Smasher Cake
Bonus Short feature about Robin Hassett from Cooking Up a Story, an online television series that examines our food system, up close and personal.
3 of Robin’s favorite recipes
Studio: Potter Productions Inc.
Release Date: 2010
Number of discs: 1
Formats: NTSC, Widescreen
Original language: English
Region: 0 (playable in other countries)
Running time: 110 minutes
Detailed, easy to follow instructions geared toward the novice
Provides thorough understanding of the basics of fondant decoration
Carefully divided into chapters and sub-chapters for easy review
Enjoyable to watch for information purposes