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The Wilton Method®: Decorating with Fondant

with Beth Somers
Get rolling and learn to cover round, square and heart-shaped cakes in smooth fondant. Plus, create sweet fondant flowers, ribbons, bows, molded accents and more!

Learn how to work with fondant to transform inspiration into impressive cake creations. With Wilton's own expert, Beth Somers, you'll discover how to make coloring, kneading and rolling out fondant a piece of cake. Beth will guide you through covering round, square and heart-shaped cakes seamlessly in fondant. She'll also teach you functional and fun fondant skills through four fabulous projects. Plus, you'll master an alluring array of fondant decorating techniques, including sweet daisy flowers, eye-catching embossed textures, gilded antique embellishments, a fancy fondant bow, romantic rolled roses and sparkling sugar-encrusted fondant.

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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Fondant Basics & Covering Your Cake Board

  • Learn how to use, store and roll out fondant as you cover a cake board before tackling cakes, decorations and more.


Lesson 2. Daisy Bouquets on Black Cake


Lesson 3. Sweetheart Gift Box Cake


Lesson 4. Rose Romance Cake


Lesson 5. Baroque Beauty Cake

"Once again Beth Somers hits a home run! This class gives the student a good exposure to working with fondant and creating some nice and doable practice pieces. Many new decorators are intimidated by fondant but if you follow Beth's advice you find it's not really all that difficult. Beth presents clear and easy techniques. This class like many I have taken should be watched at least once before trying to follow along live. Give yourself time to practice before moving to live cakes."
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Romeoville, IL

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