# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Culinary Arts Specialization Task 420644061

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Finish cakes and pastries, using a variety of fillings and icings.


Finishing should include
  • filling and icing American-style and European-style round and sheet cakes
  • employing various icing, glazes, simple syrup, and ganaches to enrobe cakes and French pastries.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are techniques for finishing cakes?
  • What are some differences between American and European styles?
  • How does one determine which technique will be used?
  • What does finish style communicate about the dessert?
  • What procedures are used in the finishing of cakes and pastries?
  • Who decides which procedures and what products are to be used?

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Career Connection: My Career


Career Connection: My Life


Career Connection: My Path


Career Connection: My Skills


Power of One: A Better You


Power of One: Working on Working


FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Check the national FCCLA portal.


Culinary Arts


Professional Presentation


National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


Prepare breads, baked goods, and desserts using safe handling and professional preparation techniques.