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Cake Decorating 101

Learn to decorate a three-layer cake, step-by-step.
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Created by Brit + Co
Last updated 10/2014
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  • 34 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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Pastry chef Tessa Huff will teach you everything you need to know about cake baking and decorating in this e-class. You’ll learn about basic cake baking equipment, ingredients, and the methods required for baking a cake from scratch. Not to mention, you’ll whip up a batch of homemade buttercream and learn how to fill and frost your three-layer cake with tips to execute a smooth, professional finish. To top it off, you’ll learn to decorate your cake for any celebration using a beautiful, modern fondant embellishment design.

Still need the supplies to get started? Head over to the Brit + Co Shop and pick up the cake decorating kit. It’s got everything you need to get started.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in learning the basics of cake baking and decorating will love this class.
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What Will I Learn?
At the end of this class, you’ll have a delicious vanilla buttercream cake with a colorful, modern fondant design, perfect for any occasion.
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  • To complete the project in this class you'll need: pre-colored fondant, cake boards, small rolling pin, round piping tip, pastry bag, icing smoother, large offset spatula, a cake turn table, and all the makings of a cake :)
Curriculum For This Course
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Getting set up!
3 Lectures 02:12

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Let's make cake magic!
2 Lectures 10:41

Testing Doneness
Who doesn't love frosting?
3 Lectures 16:49
Making Buttercream


Crumb Coat + Frosting
Finishing touches!
1 Lecture 03:52
Decorating with Fondant
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