Clean & Simple Cake Design

with Jessica Harris

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

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Class Description

Whether you’re a home hobbyist or a professional baker, Jessica Harris’ eye for elegant and smart design will wow you as she shares with you the art of the Clean & Simple Cake. Learn how to get smooth corners and razor-sharp edges on your fondant-covered cakes and then apply intricate, refined designs using Jessica’s easy waxed-paper transfer method. Use Jessica’s classic templates to add chevrons, stripes, scalloped bands and ruffles, flowers and chic bows — sure to elevate your next cake project into a polished masterpiece.

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Lesson Plan

4:05

Lesson 1. Meet Jessica Harris

  • Meet your instructor Jessica Harris.

27:00

Lesson 2. Crumb Coating the Cake

  • Jessica teaches you how to expertly crumb coat a cake.

15:54

Lesson 3. Marshmallow Fondant & Modeling Chocolate

  • Make marshmallow fondant and modeling chocolate with easy-to-follow instructions.

35:24

Lesson 4. Covering Cakes with Fondant

  • Learn to flawlessly cover your cakes with fondant.

16:46

Lesson 5. Waxed-Paper Transfer Method

  • Learn Jessica's wax-paper-transfer method.

38:28

Lesson 6. Transferring Templates With Waxed Paper

  • Transferring your templates with wax paper. Jessica walks you through the process step by step.

15:16

Lesson 7. Piping Designs & Waxed Paper

  • Learn to pipe using wax paper.

29:52

Lesson 8. Ruffles & Scallops

  • Build beautiful ruffles and sculpt scallops.

22:11

Lesson 9. Creating Bows & Flowers

  • Learn how to easily create bows and flowers.

19:00

Lesson 10. Putting the Cake Together

  • Assemble your cake with Jessica's expert instruction.

"Jessica's waxed paper transfer method is innovative and will change the way we, as decorators approach cake design! And, who knew that creating a crisp, clean, sharp edge on a cake would be so easy! The course material was delivered in a way that even a novice decorator could understand and use. ... Thank you Jessica and Craftsy for providing an outstanding course!"
- Marie Jeannette

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$39.99

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  • 10 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable templates, including Jessica's chevron design
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers from Jessica in our virtual classroom
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