Royal Icing 101 - A Guide to Color and Consistency Mixing
ABOUT THE CLASS:
Sugar cookies looking a little plain? Add some COLOR!
Join Emily of Crumble Catering Co. as she provides you with the tools necessary to understand royal icing consistencies. She will also help you understand and apply the best practices to color match icing to your favorite palettes.
In this class, you will learn about the following steps/techniques:
- Mixing a batch of royal icing
- Achieving detail icing consistency
- Achieving flood icing consistency
- When to use each type of consistency
- Color matching to a specific color palette (the color palette from Cookie Decorating for Beginners - Summer Essentials class)
- Brief introduction to cutting tipless bags
Once the icing colors are mixed and the consistency bags are prepared, Emily will demonstrate what each of the icing consistencies look like as they are piped out of the bag. You will follow along using a practice template to begin getting comfortable with piping and be able to apply it in your next class.
The Cookie Decorating for Beginners - Summer Essentials class would be the perfect opportunity to try it out as you'll already have your colors mixed!
There are no silly questions, so Emily is happy to answer any questions along the way to help troubleshoot!
See you there!
MATERIALS STUDENTS WILL USE IN CLASS:
A digital download workbook will be available after class enrollment. Learn how to access here.
It will include the following:
- How to prepare before class
- Resource list for where to find items to prepare (ie piping bags, food gel, etc.)
- Color guide
- Recommendations for color mixing
- Piping/flooding practice template
- A step-by-step guide to creating icing consistencies
- Notes on decorating/storage
Other classes offered by Emily:
Cookie Dough 101 will provide recipes for perfect cookies tips/tricks for a perfect roll, cut, and bake!
Cookie Decorating for Beginners - Summer Essentials will be your step-by-step guide to decorating a set of summer-themed cookies!
STUDENTS WILL TAKE HOME:
Multiple piping bags of both detail and flood royal icing consistencies in a range of colors.
Enrolled learners will receive the Zoom link playback via their student profile inbox within 24 hours of this live-online class.
Minimum age requirement: None
Learners must have ingredients on hand to make a batch of royal icing!
Please be sure you have the recommended equipment to follow along: tipless bags, food gel coloring, scribe tool/toothpick, paper towel, spoon or mini spatula, wet measuring cup, dry measuring cup, measuring spoons, mixing bowls, saran wrap, standing mixer, and printed piping/flood template from the digital download.
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Sep 26th 2020
Emily did a wonderful job with royal icing 101. She is a great teacher and it was easy to follow along. I’m an experienced baker but royal icing was completely new to me. I left feeling confident and eager to use what I learned. The notes she shares before the class are very helpful. If your interested in decorating cookies or want to try something new take this class! You won’t regret it!
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