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Decorating

We will learn how to frost cakes, practice simple decorating skills and learn how to make some easy yet creative and delicious desserts. This is a hands on opportunity to have fun while gaining more experience and ideas in this area.

  Jr. Decorating- $12/class   minimum suggested donation   Teacher: Sarah Molinari                         sarahmolinari@questforeducationsandarts.com  Welcome to Decorating. We will be having a lot of fun this year. We will have a focus on cake decorating but, I also will be introducing you to other types of decorating. Please check the yellow boxes every week and print off the handouts.  I have attached a syllabus for the year.   Syllabus.pdf

Jr. Decorating- $12/class   minimum suggested donation

Teacher: Sarah Molinari                        
sarahmolinari@questforeducationsandarts.com

Welcome to Decorating. We will be having a lot of fun this year. We will have a focus on cake decorating but, I also will be introducing you to other types of decorating. Please check the yellow boxes every week and print off the handouts.

I have attached a syllabus for the year.

Syllabus.pdf

September 12, 2017

Print #1.pdf

Print #2.pdf

Everyone did a great job on Tuesday. We will continue to practice round tip and Star tip. 

Please watch these videos for some tips. 

September 19, 2017

Everyone did a great job on Tuesday and I can already see great improvements with your techniques.

  • This week we will keep working with the round tip and we will introduce the petal tip.

Watch these videos to help you better learn and use the techniques:

Please bring attached print outs for Tuesday:

September 26, 2017

  • This week we are going to keep working on frosting techniques but we will focus on the petal tip and also work with the leaf tip.
  • We will make some simple flowers
  • We will also create a Hibiscus flower cupcake this week.
  • Bring your print outs from last week and watch the videos from prior weeks if you haven't yet.
October 3, 2017
  • Everyone did a great job with their Flower Cupcakes.
  • We will keep working with the Petal tip

Watch these videos: 

 

  • We will making begonia and Hydrangea cupcakes this week.

October 10, 2017

Good Job today kids.

I hope you are having fun in class.

We will keep making some neat cupcakes this week.

We will make a rosette cupcake and

We will make a sunflower cupcake

Watch these fun videos to learn ahead of time.

October 17, 2017

I hope you all had fun with rosettes and sunflowers.

Next week We will make filled cupcakes.

Watch this video on different ways to fill a cupcake:

 

October 24, 2017

For Tuesday

We will make harvest/Halloween themed cupcakes

no videos to watch this week

 

October 31, 2017

We had a great Time Making our cupcakes on Tuesday.

The holidays are quickly approaching and this means we will move into cookie decorating for a while.

Tuesday we will be making some fall leaf cookies, Turkey Cookies, and Woodland animal cookies.

Watch these videos and check out links to see what we will be doing

November 7, 2017

Hope you all had fun with the fall cookie designs on Tuesday. You did a great job! Some of you mentioned that it was a little more difficult than you had thought. That is why we practice practice practice. This coming Tuesday we are going to work on 4 beautiful Christmas or winter Cookies. These are photos of what they look like. We will be working on them in steps meaning that we will first, do the base coat of each and then, add the designs as a second layer. 

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November 14, 2017

We do not have class next week due to thanksgiving break.

Next class is November 28th

When we come back we will begin to assemble our Ginger bread houses.

Watch these videos on assembly:

 

November 28, 2017

This week: Hope you all had fun putting together your gingerbread houses. They all look fantastic. Please don't worry if you have a couple spots that looked a little messy or if you have a glue mark from putting back together a piece that broke. I will show you next week how to cover up those problem spots so no one even knows they are there.

 

Homework:

Look at multiple Gingerbread houses on the internet to get some ideas of how you want to decorate your house and yard.

 

Next week:

We will complete our landscapes and base of our houses. I will bring stuff to make fences. Snow men, walkways, and bushes etc. 

 

December 5, 2017

We will finish up our gingerbread houses on Tuesday.

 

Some recipes you may want to use over the holidays.

December 12, 2017

January 9, 2017

January 16, 2017

This week we will work on Making roses. I am still waiting on our cake plates so we will not be icing cakes today.  

Watch these videos

January 23, 2017

Great job on Tuesday kids.  I am still waiting on the cake plates so we will continue to work on frosting roses and also writing skills this week.

 

January 30, 2017

This week we will practice icing a cake again.

Videos to watch:

 

February 6, 2018

 

Hi everyone. I was super impressed at your cakes this past week. Great Job. 

 

This Tuesday we are going to meet in Room 8 which is the MPR and snack room. The Church is having a luncheon in Parish Hall. 

This will limit us in what we can do for class.

We will practice making roses again ad also piping borders.

 

watch these videos for fun:

piping borders

fancy border

icing a tier cake

 

February 13, 2017

This week we will work on icing cakes again.

 

February 27, 2017

 

March 6, 2018

 

This week we will make beautifully decorated chocolate covered Strawberries, pretzel sticks, Oreos

Watch this video:

Chocolate covered Strawberries

 

March 13, 2018

 

More working with chocolate.

We will use stencils to make chocolate decorations

 

March 20, 2018

Good job Tuesday. Next week we are going to make Chocolate bowls and cups. Then we will make ice cream sundaes in our chocolate bowls.

Watch these videos:

 

March 27, 2018

 

We were going to do apple swans this week but, then i realized it is Easter next Sunday so we have to do Easter cupcakes.

We will be making sheep and bunnies

 

Here are the links:

 

April 3, 2018

This week we will make apple swans and re do the chocolate cups

watch this video:

apple swans

 

April 10, 2018

April 17, 2018

April 24, 2018

May 1, 2018