Learn cake decorating in Chester Township workshop in time for spring events

The first four Thursdays in March at the Loretta Paganini School of Cooking, 8613 Mayfield Road, Chester Township, are devoted to a four-session basic cake decorating workshop with chef Rick Harrison.

The hands-on sessions begin at 6 p.m. March 1 with cake making, including the two-stage method for white cake, the creaming method for yellow cake, a two-stage method for devil’s food cake, chiffon method for yellow chiffon cake and angel food method for angel food cake.

Fillings and buttercreams will be taught for the March 8 class, followed by decorating techniques for borders and flowers on March 15.

On March 22, Harrison will demonstrate how to tier, torte, fill and frost a cake. Then, using previously made cakes and buttercreams, students will create and decorate their own cakes using all techniques learned over the course of the workshop.

Each session is 2.5 hours. The full workshop is $195, with registration at 440-729-1110 or lpscinc.com.

A version of this story was originally published on News-Herald.com. Photo credit: Metro Creative Connection.

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