Cake Decorating 101

Learn to decorate a three-layer cake, step-by-step.
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 35 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • 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 :)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • At the end of this class, you’ll have a delicious vanilla buttercream cake with a colorful, modern fondant design, perfect for any occasion.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested in learning the basics of cake baking and decorating will love this class.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting set up!
Supplies & Ingredients
Prep your Space
1 page

Visit the B+C Shop to snag a kit with everything you need to take the class!

Section 2: Let's make cake magic!
Sift, Mix, Beat
Testing Doneness
Section 3: Who doesn't love frosting?
Making Buttercream
Crumb Coat + Frosting
Section 4: Finishing touches!
Decorating with Fondant

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Instructor Biography

Brit + Co, We unlock creativity by educating and inspiring makers.

At Brit + Co, we believe everyone is a maker.

That's why our mission is to unlock creativity by teaching, inspiring, and supporting the maker community. From calligraphy to DIY electronics, we team up with pro DIY-ers to offer six e-classes that add creativity and fun to your everyday life. Our online community is made of of millions of makers, and each one of our instructor partners was handpicked from our community based on their expertise in their craft.

Not only do we help teach you skills with e-classes, but we also give you access to DIY tools and supplies to start making. You can get the full Brit + Co experience by visiting our website.

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