Internationally renowned cake designer Maggie Austin returns to her alma mater, The French Pastry School in Chicago, for a unique and exclusive professional course scheduled for Oct. 21-24.

Austin loves exploring new decorating media and her delicate layered appliques combine wafer paper with fondant and gumpaste to bring couture sparkle to your cake design.

Then, taking cues from the latest trends in floral artistry, she breaks from conventional sugar flower placement. Adorn your creation with loose, organic arrangements of gumpaste flowers, leaves, and berries.

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