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Innovative Buttercream Cakes

with Valeri Valeriano & Christina Ong
Create the dreamiest and most delicious cakes your clients have seen or tasted. Use luscious buttercream and new techniques to make three uniquely enticing designs.

Use melt-in-your-mouth buttercream and innovative methods to create inspired cake designs alongside Valeri Valeriano and Christina Ong, the owners of London’s famous Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes. Find out how to make their signature buttercream recipe, tint it to any color — even tricky hues like black and red — and pipe it with confidence. Transfer gorgeous patterns onto your cakes and fill them with dots of buttercream bursting with color and dimension. Learn to mark and pipe an elegant web of delicate lace. Uncover the secrets of using palette knives to blend colors beautifully and create textured backgrounds abloom with vibrant flowers. Achieve the ultimate in irresistible cakes as you create alluring designs with heavenly buttercream.

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Lesson 1. Introduction & Making Buttercream

  • Meet your instructors, world-renowned cake designers and buttercream experts Christina Ong and Valeri Valeriano as you preview the three innovative and on-trend techniques you'll master in this class. Then, discover the secrets behind making and coloring perfect buttercream every time. Finally, Valeri will share all of her insider tips on getting your buttercream-covered cakes perfectly smooth -- so smooth customers might think they're covered in fondant!


Lesson 2. Floral Dot Cake: Part One


Lesson 3. Floral Dot Cake: Part Two


Lesson 4. Lace Cake


Lesson 5. Palette Knife Painted Cake: Technique


Lesson 6. Palette Knife Painted Cake

"I love that I now have techniques to create a beautiful, one-of-a-kind cakes without having to be a born artist! "
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