Beginners Sugar Cookies Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Beginners Sugar Cookies
with Jhanine Walker
Skill level: Easy Cake Decorating | Cakeflix - Beginner Level Courses
HD Lessons: 12
Decorating time: 1 - 2 days
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Watch Jhanine make her cute cookies in just one minute!

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A collection of clips from the course condensed into one 10 minute video!

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1. Cookie cutters and templates

In this lesson Jhanine will cover the basics of cookie design and explain the different types of cookie cutters available as well as show you how to create your very own custom cookies with the use of templates.

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2. Making the cookie dough

You will learn just how basic the recipe is to create perfect, no spread and delicious sugar cookies.

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3. Making royal icing

There are many recipes for royal icing out there, however, in this lesson, you will learn how to make a shelf stable, not too hard and reliable royal icing using Jhanine’s own recipe.

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4. Royal icing colouring and consistency

Now that you have made your royal icing, you need to learn just how to use it effectively for icing sugar cookies. This lesson covers how to colour royal icing as well as how to achieve the ever important royal icing consistencies.

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5. Rolling, cutting and baking cookies

There are a few simple techniques required to achieve a perfect, clean and flat sugar cookie that is ready to decorate. And in this lesson, you’ll learn them all!

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6. Outline and flooding

YAY! Now it’s time to start decorating your cookies! In this lesson, Jhanine will show you how to outline then flood your cookies for a lovely clean canvas required for a beautiful end result.

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7. Decorating your cookies

You will be surprised just how simple it is to take your cookies to the next level with just a few simple and effective techniques. Apply the final decorations and finishing touches to your cookie to create a beautiful piece of delicious, edible art.

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8. Storage and packaging

There’s no point making these cute cookies if they just sit there and go stale right? Also, for those that want to either gift or sell their decorated sugar cookies, you’ll need effective, financially viable and aesthetically pleasing packaging. Jhanine covers both how to store your sugar cookies for optimal freshness as well as several ways you can package your beautiful works of art for both gifting and sale purposes.

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9. Other Ideas

In this lesson Jhanine will offer suggestions on other outcomes that can be achieved using all of the recipes and skills that you have been shown throughout the tutorial.

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10. PRO Lesson

Pricing cookies is definitely on a different scale to pricing cakes. Jhanine will run through the pricing structure that she uses for the sale of decorated sugar cookies. Don’t sell yourself short! You’re time, talent and effort are all worth it!

Beginners Sugar Cookies

In this, CakeFlix’s first ever cookie tutorial, you will learn all of the everything you need to create gorgeous, basic sugar cookies! From recipes all the way to packaging your final product, this course covers it all!

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Design your own custom cookies
  • Create the perfect cookie base for a professional finish
  • Master the correct royal icing consistencies required to successfully decorate beautiful sugar cookies
  • Package your final products for gifting and sale purposes
  • and much, much more

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Jhanine Walker

Jhanine Walker

Jhanine is from Victoria, Australia. After many years of making cake creations for others, at the end of 2018, she decided go full circle and start teaching others via the medium that she had learned so very many of my skills from in the beginning. The rest, as they say, is history. That is how my YouTube channel ‘That’s Cakeable’ was born. Now I get to do what I love and share the things I have learned along the way with all of you amazing peeps!

Jhanine has featured in Cake Masters Magazine, Caking all over the World and now CakeFlix TV.

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