Floral Cake Design: Craft Edible Art

A course by Cynthia Irani , Cake Artist

Cake Artist. Montreal, Canada.
Joined January 2021

Use cakes as a canvas to capture the beauty of the natural world by creating delicious botanical compositions with sugar

  • 98% positive reviews (91)
  • 3550 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Use cakes as a canvas to capture the beauty of the natural world by creating delicious botanical compositions with sugar

A course by Cynthia Irani

For cake designer Cynthia Irani, cakes should be masterpieces. She treats each one like a canvas, exploring organic shapes and colors to create unique works of art. Her creations, which she shares with over 100K followers on Instagram, have also been featured in publications such as Cake Masters Magazine and 100 Layer Cakes.

In this course, Cynthia teaches you how to capture the essence of nature and translate it into edible art. Learn to use the natural world as your inspiration to create delicious compositions made of sugar. Let your creativity blossom with botanical-inspired cake design.

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What will you learn in this online course?

14 lessons & 13 downloads

  • 98% positive reviews (91)
  • 3550 students
  • 14 lessons (2h 21m)
  • 13 additional resources (2 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a botanical-inspired cake with a marble texture, statement flower, and supporting foliage.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone with an interest in cake art, or creatives looking for a new way to express themselves.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience is necessary for this course.

In terms of materials, you will need fondant, edible gels, a rolling pin, a silicone mat, and other materials specified by the teacher in this course.


Reviews

3550 Students
91 Reviews
98% Positive ratings

Cynthia Irani

A course by Cynthia Irani

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Cake Artist

Cynthia Irani is a contemporary cake designer and artist based in Montreal, Canada. Growing up in a creative household meant she was exposed to a variety of crafts from a young age. She painted murals at school and went on to study graphic design at university, minoring in fine art. Cynthia then worked in the tech industry and product design for 15 years for clients including Yellow Pages Canada, OneOcean Group, and Shopify.

After baking a cake in celebration of the birth of her first child, and sharing it on Instagram, her career in cake decoration began. Since then, Cynthia has become known for her free-flowing petals and the muted, neutral designs which she creates and shares with over 100K followers on Instagram. Her work has also been featured in publications including Cake Masters Magazine and 100 Layer Cakes.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    First Steps

    • Tools and Materials
    • How to Prepare Your Cake for Fondant With Ganache
    • Introduction to Gumpaste, Floral Wires and Tape
    • Inspiration and Sketches
    • Planning and Mixing the Colour Palette
  • U3

    Creating Flowers, Leaves and Textured Cake

    • How to Make Your Flowers 1
    • How to Make Your Flowers 2
    • Leaves and Branches
    • Marbled Texture and Cake Wrapping 1
    • Marbled Texture and Cake Wrapping 2
  • U4

    Final Composition

    • Placing the Sugar Elements
    • Tips on How to Take Photos of Your Cake
  • FP

    Final project

    • Botanical Cake Design: Craft Edible Art

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Floral Cake Design: Craft Edible Art. Craft, Design, and Culinary course by Cynthia Irani

Floral Cake Design: Craft Edible Art

A course by Cynthia Irani
Cake Artist. Montreal, Canada.
Joined January 2021
  • 98% positive reviews (91)
  • 3550 students