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Advanced Patisserie Final

I was terrified of this final. We not only had to assemble and decorate a cake, but also do a plated dessert. I got a 95 which I was really excited about! (The cake had a few issues)

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I made Madeleines, a caramelized poach pear, and a raspberry macaroon with creme brule filling. This part was perfect!

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This is the cake I made for my final. It looks like flowers threw up on the cake, but chef wanted a lot of flowers. The piping needs a lot of work too.

Over all I learned so much in this class and I’m really excited by my progress!

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Vanilla and Raspberry Wedding Cake

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This is my first rolled fondant cake! For it being my first I’m really proud! We also made a lot of gum paste flowers.

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The cake itself wasn’t that good. It was just a plain old boring cake. We were supposed to do a cascade of flowers, but I didn’t make near enough for that.

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This is the one Shannon made. She went a little bold with the colors. She really likes to do things differently.

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This is one Mariea made. Hers is perfect as always. I love the lilies on her cake.

Sugar Flowers

This was my first time working with sugar.

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Not bad for a first try. My main problem was I didn’t make the branch (the red thing) big/strong enough to support the flower. Still it was amazing learning how to do all this. Chef Cat is internationally ranked for his sugar work and I felt so incapable compared to his talent.

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Everyone’s Work

So here’s what everyone else did.

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One of my friends Shannon made this one. It’s my favorite out of the whole group. It’s so beautiful.

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Another friend of mine, Cobb, made this one. I love her butterfly.

Sugar Blister

Sugar Blister

Pulling sugar is hard work! Chef Cat commented that we’d all probably end up with blisters , and I did. Sugar is very hot and sticky.