Simply Modern Cake Design

with Jessica Harris

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Jessica Harris is back, with fresh new ways to use her easy waxed-paper transfer method on six sophisticated and trendy cakes. Read More…

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Class Description

Create bold designs like honeycomb, scallops, metallic lace and more, with step-by-step guidance! Join Jessica Harris, cake designer and instructor of Clean and Simple Cake Design, and find out how to select the perfect color palettes for your cakes, craft seamless extended tiers for an incredibly elegant look and masterfully incorporate gold and silver metallics. Make beautiful lace with a cutting-edge method, discover the secrets to creating hidden designs that give your cakes depth and form four chic accent flowers – both edible wafer paper and gum paste varieties – to top off your cakes with fabulous style! Plus, enjoy the included templates – exclusive to Craftsy – for four contemporary cakes.

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Lesson Plan


Lesson 1. Inspiration & Color

  • Meet Jessica and learn what inspires some of her unique cake designs.


Lesson 2. Constructing an Extended Tier

  • Learn how to construct an 8" tall cake that will add elegance and intrigue to your designs.


Lesson 3. Covering Your Cake: Two Ways

  • Jessica takes you step by step through two different ways to flawlessly cover a cake in fondant.


Lesson 4. Metallics

  • Learn to add sparkle to you cake with silver leaf, luster dusts and sprays.


Lesson 5. The Waxed Paper Transfer Method

  • Jessica demonstrates her revolutionary waxed paper transfer method while showing you how to make three stunning cakes.


Lesson 6. Hidden Designs

  • Jessica shows you how to layer multiple designs, adding depth and dimension in unexpected ways.


Lesson 7. Accent Flowers

  • Add beautifully modern and elegant wallflowers, pinwheel flowers and ruffle flowers to your cakes using a variety of sugar mediums.

"In 'Clean and Simple Cake Design' Jessica taught us the basics of covering a cake with ganache, about modeling chocolate and the wax paper transfer method. In 'Simply Modern Cake Design,' she takes these fundamentals and demonstrates how we can build on them to create true works of art. We are fortunate to have Jessica share her knowledge, skill and creativity. I encourage both novice and experienced cake designers to register for this course to take your cake designs to the next level!"
- Marie Jeannette

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