Fondant Classes

Add fashion-inspired flair to any cake with Craftsy's online fondant classes. Learn how to texture fondant to create dazzling cake décor, from ruffles to appliqués, and so much more.

Advanced Fondant Techniques

Marina Sousa



Learn how versatile fondant can be in this video class! Make ribbons and flowers and add texture, sparkle and detail to your fondant and ... See more

Student Projects from this class

Ivory & Gold Packages

Ivory & Gold Packages

by lisascakes

Pin Cushion Cake

Pin Cushion Cake

by DeannaSB

Baby Shower

Baby Shower

by nelliev8

Top Pleats by Marsha Winbeckler
Horizontal Pleats by Marsha Winbeckler
Simply modern Ruffle flower wedding cake by Kims Cakes

Fondant Ruffles, Pleats & Drapes

Marsha Winbeckler


Bring couture cake techniques into your kitchen as you learn classic fabric effects in fondant with Marsha Winbeckler.

Parade of Cakes #1 by Marina Sousa
Cake Parade #3 by Marina Sousa
Sea green rosette wedding cake  by Kims Cakes

Designer Fondant Textures

Marina Sousa


Create tantalizingly touchable cakes with cake designer extraordinaire Marina Sousa in this hands-on exploration of designer fondant textures.

Cake Decorating Recipes

Yum! You don't want to miss this marshmallow fondant recipe. Plus, enjoy even more recipes from today's top cake artists.

Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Enjoy this Swiss meringue buttercream cake recipe from Craftsy cake decorating instructor, Joshua John Russell.

Buttermilk Cake Recipe

Mike McCarey shares his recipe for old-fashioned buttermilk cake, the perfect foundation for your cake decorating adventures.

Marshmallow Fondant Recipe

This recipe for marshmallow fondant from Jessica Harris is delightfully tasty and great to work with!

Cake Decorating Instructors

Discover the masterminds behind some of your favorite Craftsy classes. See how they got their start and what keeps them inspired today.

Marina Sousa

Marina Sousa's appeared regularly on the Food Network as a challenger, judge and featured chef for Food Network Caters Your Las Vegas Wedding and the Food Network Awards.

Maggie Austin

Following her career as a classical ballet dancer, Ms. Austin completed the prestigious L'art de la Pâtisserie program at the French Pastry School with honors.

Elisa Strauss

Confetti Cakes owner and founder Elisa Strauss is a former Ralph Lauren designer turned award-winning cake artist.

Find inspiration in a sea of fondant frills. Explore cakes created by other Craftsy members, and share your own!


by Aby HÁwofékóh


by Deutsche Backer


by mtrac22

Fondant frills

by Cakes for mates

Fondant Blog Posts

For fondant-forward advice read the latest news from experts on the Craftsy blog. Plus, see how to fashion fondant swags, craft cute popcorn, and create perfect peacock cakes with step-by-step guidance.

These Emoji Cupcake Toppers Will Make You ��

Instructor Lynlee North Beckett's tutorial for 6 cute emoji cupcake toppers is giving us heart eyes ��

Modeling Chocolate vs. Fondant vs. Gum Paste: What’s the Difference?

Discover the defining differences between the three confectionary concoctions that dominate the cake decorating world: modeling chocolate, fondant, ...

How to Make Quick & Easy Fondant Flowers

Learn two methods for making whimsical fondant flowers quickly in this easy step-by-step tutorial — perfect for when you’re in a pinch!