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These Mirror Cakes by Ksenia Penkina Will Blow Your Mind

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These Mirror Cakes by Ksenia Penkina Will Blow Your Mind
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Ksenia Penkina has a knack for turning cakes into beautiful works of art. The world renown patissier creates mirror cakes that are glossy, colorful and mighty tempting.

The mesmerizing mirror glaze conceals layered mousse cakes carefully crafted with ingredients such as sponge cake, fruit fillings, cream and chocolate. The process takes three days and the shiny glaze is the ultimate icing on the cake.

Penkina, who is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, travels the world showcasing her beautiful cakes and teaching eager students how to make them. Her travels have taken her as far as Abu Dhabi and Moscow.

Luckily, you can learn how to make mirror cakes on her website through videos for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. 

Here is a look at some of the stunning mirror cakes the patissier has posted on Instagram:



Final touch ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป #kseniapenkina

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Pure love ๐Ÿ’› this technique of velvet + glaze + pillow + heart were requested by my lovely ladies for UAE classes this November. What can I say - YES YES YES! ๐Ÿ˜† inside is going to be red velvet raspberry mousse cake, which by the way they also requested when I was teaching there in May this year. We keep promises ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’› will be back soon with more techniques for my lovely girls, can not wait to see them again ๐Ÿ‘ฏ๐Ÿ‘ฏ for all questions and bookings for Abu Dhabi class please contact Andrea ๐Ÿ’› We have planned two intensive hands on classes of three days each and last I heard from Andy, there were only 3 spots left of them all ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ’›

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Two more weeks and I am on the way to Russia with the first master class ever in Moscow in @sugar_art_studio ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป‍๐Ÿณ also the first time ever I will be teaching in my native Russian language and that will be fun ๐Ÿ˜œ this is the recipe we are making in class and honestly one of my most favourite! "Berry" mousse cake composition: - white chocolate sponge with blueberry - crispy - blackcurrant coulis - blackberry ganache - creme cheese mousse with yogurt Cake is covered in red mirror glaze with spider web effect. Decorated with chocolate feathers. Simple, elegant, all what I love โค๏ธ For those who wish to learn online from home, my classes are available now at ๐ŸŒŽ

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