Cake decorators are like architects, with the cake sponge as the foundation, different floors filled with mousse and cream, and walls made of frosting.
Focus on fundamentals
Take the time to understand the individual elements of cake making and decorating, how they come together, and exhibit the patience to practice, and you’ll be able to master ornate works of art.
A wide range of recipes
From cakes and cookies to fondant and buttercream to royal icing, our cake decorating videos include trade secrets not to be missed.
All things cake decorating
Here are just a few of the courses that you’ll find on cake decorating.
Royal Icing Piping Embellishments
When it comes to decorating with royal icing, the possibilities are endless. In this course, we’ll instruct, step-by-step, intricate piping designs all from a batch of royal icing. Learn to enhance your basic piping skills with the lavish and ornate style of Lambeth or scrolls and arched swags. Begin perfecting the consistency of royal icing with our lessons the Fundamentals of Liquid & Semi-liquid Batters and All Royal Icings. Once you have a good handle on the beginner lessons, explore piping with more dimension and sophistication with Brush Embroidery Applications, Lambeth Techniques, and Over Piping Embellishments.
Royal Icing Flooding Techniques
Royal icing is unique by which it is manipulated into a pipeable or pourable consistency to meet the demands of any cake decorating project. Here in this course, our primary focus is obtaining the right consistency of royal icing to “flood” an outlined shape for projects such as run-outs, collars, wings, and nirvana. Start this course with the Fundamentals of Liquid & Semi-liquid Batters and All Royal Icings; then, let’s see how far your creations will go!
Rolled Fondant Essentials
In our Rolled Fondant Essentials course, we’ll explore lessons that help bring components of a cake decorating project together. Open this course with making & coloring rolled fondant and fondant cake board covering. Once you secure these foundations in your back pocket, you’ll begin to modify the components changing the consistency for a more suitable working paste so that you can use it for many cake decorating applications. Finally, learn how to bring your design together using edible glue -the essential and invisible way to connect all of the pieces together.
And you’ll learn so much more
Our online cake decorating classes range from foundational prepared items to full-fledged, more complex recipes.
- Building & Icing a Buttercream Cake
- All Royal Icings
- Royal Icing for Basic String Work
- Royal Icing for Oriental String Work
- Royal Icing for Australian Extension String Work
- Royal Icing for Decorated Cookies
- Rolled Fondant Making & Coloring
- Royal Icing for Over-Piping Embellishments
- Royal Icing for Lambeth Techniques
- Royal Icing for Brush Embroidery Applications
- Royal Icing for Nirvana Techniques
- Rolled Fondant Cake & Cake Board Covering
- Buttercream Piped Flowers
All of these lessons and more are available to members
More ways to learn
Exhaustive terminology glossary
Even seasoned chefs need to look up a term or two every now and then. Whenever there’s a technique, ingredient, or type of equipment that you don’t recognize, you can look them up in our reference glossary.
Each term within the glossary includes a definition and in-depth information about food science.