Well… it’s over. I have finished the Baking & Pastry certificate program as of Friday! I still can’t quite wrap my head around the idea that I’m done… I have such mixed feelings!
On one hand, I’m looking forward to actually coming home from work and going to sleep, relaxing, etc, as opposed to standing on my feet for 4-5 hours and stressing myself out over how a rose looks or whether my chocolate is tempered.
On the other hand… I will miss my friends I’ve made so much, and I really wish I could keep taking classes just so someone will continue to push me out of my comfort zone and make me try baking/decorating new things!
My finals for this quarter consisted of making up a business plan, decorating a 3-tier wedding cake, and putting together a chocolate sculpture/showpiece.
I LOVED the way my final cake came out, even though I had some issues along the way. Continue reading