Claudia Prati began her activity as a cake decorator attending classes with the best international tutors (Sir. Eddie Spence, Kathleen Lange, Kelvin Chua, Carlos Lischetti, Alan Dunn) she developed her own style based on royal icing, modeling, gumpaste flowers and cake painting.
She collaborated in 2011 at the birth of the first cake design Italian magazine “Torte Spettacolari”.
2013 – Cake designer tutor in 18 episodes “Detto Fatto” broadcast Rai 2.
Academy and Publications
In 2015 she published her book “Manuale della ghiaccia reale” by Chiriotti.
From 2012 to 2015 she owned the “Claudia Prati Academy” Carate Brianza. Cake decorating school.
Prizes and Awards
First gold – International category at the Cake International Brimingham 2015.
Gold in the “Christmas” category C.I. 2016.
Finalist at the Cake Masters awards 2017 in the “Royal icing” category
Finalist at the Cake Masters awards 2019 in the “Painting” category
“Manuale della ghiaccia reale” was awarded best cake design book in 2015 at the Cake Design Italian Festival in Milan. During the same show in 2016 Claudia was awarded as the best “royal icing” Italian artist.
Judge at the “Glamour Italian Cakes” by Sigep 2015, at the Cake Design Italian Festival in 2016 and at the Expo Sweet Warsaw 2018.
In 2017 Claudia developed a cake decorating method that involves the use of painting, palette knife and royal icing that she called “Materika” This is her personal reinterpretation of the classic acrylic/stucco painting repeated in a “sweet” key using edible medium such as royal icing/butter cream and food coloring.
Nowadays Claudia travels around the world to teach her particular technique