Cake Decorating
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Perfect cake layers are as flat as your counter top, but here's the sad truth: they don't magically come out of the oven that way. During baking, cakes usually puff up a bit around the center and come out a little domed.
Jessie Oleson Moore
Join Craftsy expert Rachael Teufel to unlock the magic of smooth, pliable modeling chocolate!
Rachael Teufel
Rachael Teufel
Meet your instructor Beth Somers! Learn the recipe for easy roll-out cookie dough and begin to cut shapes with Beth's expert tips and techniques for perfect designs. Then learn to identify and fix common cookie baking problems, such as spreading dough, burned edges and misshapen cookies.
Make, color, and flavor your best buttercream yet. Plus, learn to ice cakes with super-smooth sides and razor-sharp edges.
Erica O'Brien
Erica O'Brien
Cake artist Rachael Teufel shows you how small cupcakes can make a big impression. Find out how to pipe three classic frosting styles and make a sugar leaf to top them off.
In this lesson, you'll learn to dam your cakes with a solid ganache ring to seal in your delicious filling. Then add a level layer of buttercream and securely stack your cake. You'll also learn when you need to add extra support to your stacked cake with doweling.
Make Swiss meringue buttercream, plus a few flavorful variations, including caramel and browned butter. Then find out how to whip up Joshua's American buttercream and cream cheese frosting.
Make dramatic statements with a single blossom or a few clusters of flowers. James shares his design philosophy and offers tips on placement so that you see flowers from every angle. Learn how to use these techniques on cakes of any size!
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Make a chevron stamp and a lovely sugar flower to decorate the posh Effortless Chevron Cake.
You'll be ready for any holiday party with these adorable snowman cookies. Autumn also shows you a simple way to make run-sugar snowflakes.
Elevate your decorating with in-demand hand-painting techniques, and create cakes that are truly works of art.
Kate  Sullivan
Kate Sullivan
Next, focus on ingredient substitutions as Joshua retrofits a favorite carrot cake recipe to make it vegan. From eggs to butter to sugar, you'll discover healthy vegan alternatives that do the job well, and taste good!
No special pans. No carving skills required. Just a simple rectangular baking dish and a few simple tools are all you'll need to create this cake cutie.
Erin Gardner
Use inspired flavor combinations to make your cakes irresistible. Set yourself apart from other bakers with uniquely delicious offerings.
Jenny McCoy
Jenny McCoy
Colette will show you how to use piping and a paintbrush to create beautiful flowers that look hand-embroidered.
Take your cake decorating skills to the next tier with Colette Peters as you learn cake stacking, inlay techniques and how to make 3-D decorations.
Colette Peters
Colette Peters
Want to score a spot on the nice list? Better bake up these Santa treats!
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Twinkly lights and a hipster snowman cake turn a regular conference room into a festive party. Learn how to roast marshmallows indoors, DIY a donut wall, and paint scenic snowscapes in this wintery episode.
Meet your instructor, Carrie Sellman, founder and editor of The Cake Blog, and discover why taking good photographs is so important. Learn how simple styling, strong composition and smart post-processing launched her career as a blogger and has positively impacted countless cake careers without costing a fortune. Get started building an incredible portfolio, defining your personal photography style, and keeping track of all of your beautiful cakes after they have been eaten.
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Streamline your cookie decorating and create your best designs yet.
Anne Yorks
Anne Yorks
Let your imagination run wild with awe-inspiring cakes.
Rosie Cake-Diva
Rosie Cake-Diva
Discover birthday cake designs so easy, they’re like a wish come true.
Elizabeth LaBau
Elizabeth LaBau
Create sweet figures that make every guest smile.
Elina Prawito
Elina Prawito
Transform your decorating timeline.
Ileana Saldivia
Ileana Saldivia
Learn to make jaw-dropping cake designs, step by step.
Lindy Smith
Lindy Smith
Design intricate layered cakes sure to impress.
Faye Cahill
Faye Cahill
You've never made a cake that looked and tasted this good. Learn how from the chocolate master!
Jacques Torres
Jacques Torres
Amaze your guests with intricate, elegant buttercream bouquets.
Liz Shim
Liz Shim
Master couture techniques for cake designs that inspire.
Lori  Hutchinson
Lori Hutchinson
Discover the secrets to trend-savvy, Bohemian cake designs!
Megan Joy
Megan Joy
Learn how to bring brilliant fall cake designs to life for cakes that impress.
Nicholas Lodge
Nicholas Lodge
Create cookie presentations people will be talking about for weeks!
Mallory  Mae
Mallory Mae
Create delightful animal cake toppers sure to charm even your littlest guests.
Etty van Urk
Etty van Urk
Here'’s your ultimate guide to making the best frosting recipes for every cake.
Jenny McCoy
Jenny McCoy
Keep your clients happy with trendy, nature-inspired cakes.
Rachael Teufel
Rachael Teufel
Learn essential buttercream techniques for cakes worth celebrating.
Lauren Bozich & Marianne Carroll
Lauren Bozich & Marianne Carroll
Learn how to make gumpaste sunflowers and become the bright spot in your client's day with expert guidance from legendary sugar artist Nicholas Lodge.
Nicholas Lodge
Nicholas Lodge
Bring chic buttercream designs to life for cakes that look beautiful and taste great.
Erica O'Brien
Erica O'Brien
Impress guests and loved ones with delicious European tortes! King Arthur Flour's Wilhelm Wanders shares the simple secrets.
Wilhelm Wanders
Wilhelm Wanders
Learn how to make cute cookies with simple techniques for playful textures, fresh effects and designs that surprise!
Amber Spiegel
Amber Spiegel
Set your cakes apart with simple techniques for flawless, professional-quality results that delight and impress your clients.
Helen Mansey
Helen Mansey
Even if it's the last minute, create festive cupcakes that look even better than store-bought. Discover smart decorating techniques and pro tips for quick toppers that are sure to be the life of any party.
Lynlee Beckett
Lynlee Beckett
Give your sugar flower arrangements the professional polish they deserve with delicate gumpaste filler flowers! Petalsweet's Jacqueline Butler shows you how.
Jacqueline Butler
Jacqueline Butler
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