Fundamentals

Fundamental Cake Projects

Chevrons, flowers and bows- oh my! See what your fellow cake decorators have been up to and share your most recent work.

Beginner

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Fundamental Cake Articles

Make sure you not only have the right supplies on hand, but that you know how to use them too! Learn amazing insider-techniques from expert cake artists with in-depth pieces.

Cake Stencils: 411

Make a stunning cake! Discover how to use cake stencils for impressive cake decorating.

Modeling Chocolate vs. Fondant vs. Gum Paste

Discover the pros and cons of modeling chocolate vs fondant vs gum paste. We promise, this visual will bring clarity you never thought possible!

Cake Decorating Supplies

Begin your delectable cake decorating journey with these essential cake decorating supplies.

Fundamental Cake Classes

Begin your cake decorating journey today with guidance from expert cake artists at your pace, in online cake decorating classes.

Cake Topper Techniques

Anne Heap

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$29.99

Create adorable gum paste cake toppers with Anne Heap! You'll make cute sleeping babies, sitting children and standing adults.

Student Projects from this class

sweet pea

sweet pea

by Runawayartis

minnie mouse

minnie mouse

by moni gzz

Clean & simple cake design by Manal sugar art
Lines and Flowers by Irina Salazar
Ladybug baby shower cake  by Jass28

Clean & Simple Cake Design

Jessica Harris

$24.99

Join cake designer Jessica Harris as she creates sleek, stylish cakes with her simple waxed-paper transfer method. See more

Mini Gingerbread Houses by Autumn Carpenter
More fun designs! by Autumn Carpenter
Run-Sugar Cookies by Autumn Carpenter

Decorating Essentials: Designer Cookies

Autumn Carpenter

$24.99

Be the go-to dessert designer and make any celebration a sweet success. Use run sugar, hand-painting, brush embroidery and more to create adorable, custom cookies.

Fundamental Cake Decorating Blog Posts

Read step-by-step tutorials for how to level, crumb coat, and stencil your cakes, and more. Get help from experts without ever leaving your kitchen!

Prepare for a Sweet Recipe Throwback: How to Make Seven-Minute Frosting

Seven minute frosting is an old-timey cake topping that deserves a delicious comeback. Learn how to make this fluffy, delicate frosting.Read More

The New Way to Frost Your Cupcakes: The Flat-Top Buttercream Technique

Love the look of fondant covered cupcakes, but not so crazy about the taste? Learn how to make delicious and decorative flat-top buttercream ...

The Essential Guide to Creating Fondant Toppers

With measurements, tiny tools and more, fondant toppers can seem complicated. But, no more! We've got all the info you need to guarantee perfect ...