The Wilton Method®: Baking Basics

with Beth Somers

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Bake the perfect cake — every time! Learn the skills to make a classic yellow cake with rich chocolate filling and scrumptious buttercream icing. Read More…

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Class Rating

(13 reviews)

rated 5 stars

Loved It!

I eat out every day and have never baked a cake from scratch. This class was perfect for me because it was as basic as it gets, and that's exactly what I needed.

Beth is an excellent instructor and her curriculum is very informative. I feel empowered to bake a professional-looking cake now and plan to take several additional Craftsy classes.

rated 5 stars

First stop for any beginner, excellent class

I loved this class. It was so informative, helpful and delightful to follow. I have taken a few Crafsy classes and it wasn t till this class that I started actually baking and following the lessons. I made the challenge of learning new and basic skills so enjoyable, as well as instilling the confidence to take on the more challenging courses that follow. I love how easy Beth is to follow and how she makes it seem as if its the most natural thing in the world to correctly bake, ice, mix and ...

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Glen L
rated 5 stars

Great Baking Class

Really enjoyed the class and think Beth did a fabulous job. Just finished the Wilton tiered class, having done the three decorating classes a few years ago. I felt this class added to my knowledge base after many cakes & lots of decorating. Have & plan to go through the other Craftsy Wilton video classes, plus have finished several other Craftsy decorating classes. A great learning platform allowing me to learn on my own schedule.

rated 5 stars

Great Class for Beginners

I thought this was a great class and Beth did a great job explaining everything for the beginner cake baker and decorator. I really liked the lesson on icing as she made it look so easy to get a smooth iced cake. She explained the uses for of all the Wilton utensils she used. Now I will have to go shopping for some of these. Thank you Beth.

rated 5 stars

Happy Baker!

I enjoyed everything---it is a super addition to the Wilton class #1 I am taking at Michael's where I live. Wilton offers such a great curriculum that really makes it possible for the beginner to succeed without frustration. Thank you so much--like someone above, I always had great tasting cakes that were pretty terrible looking! Wish I had a pic of the baseball field cake for my son which looked more like a swamp. :-) Now---my cakes are starting to look pretty nice, so much ...

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