Rachael Teufel
Craftsy Instructor

Denver, Colorado

While Rachael has always had artistic interests, her original career was in physical therapy. When she finally discovered cakes as a creative outlet, her passion only grew. In 2006, she started her own company, Intricate Icings Cake Design. Rachael's work is now nationally recognized in both the wedding industry and the cake decorating community. Her work can be seen on episodes of Food Network Challenge as well as in the pages of magazines such ... Read Full Bio »

Rachael's Craftsy Classes


Cake Design Made Simple: The Wedding Dress

With cake artist Rachael Teufel as your guide, you'll learn how to make wedding dress cakes that cater to modern brides looking for one-of-a-kind designs. Whether it's replicating a dress with carved cake and embellishments made from gumpaste and modeling chocolate, or drawing inspiration from the gown, invitation and more, Rachael will show you the best way to deliver a bit of marital bliss one piece at a time. Along the way, you'll learn to texture modeling chocolate to resemble the most fashion-forward bridal fabrics and form tiny sequins and blossoms to emulate fine details. 



Mini-Cakes, Many Occasions

Whether you're creating a classy compliment or a trendy alternative to a full-size cake design, discover how to make mini cakes with style and confidence alongside award-winning cake pro Rachael Teufel. Increase your efficiency as you learn to tort, fill, ice and cut multiple mini-cakes at once. Make darling petits fours and present them perfectly. Create a simple yet elegant single-tiered mini-cake wrapped in textured modeling chocolate. Master chocolate transfer sheets and easily add detailed patterns to a three-tiered mini-cake that's an adorable addition to weddings, showers, birthdays and more. Plus, Rachael will guide you through making and embellishing four chic styles of mini handbag cakes! Offer irresistible mini-cakes customized for any celebration.

$29.99 $39.99


Creative Cuts for Color Reveals

Pair modeling chocolate underlay and overlay panels with pattern-transfer methods and cutting techniques to create marvelous color-reveal designs. Join cake pro Rachael Teufel and learn to create basic color reveals through an eye-catching aquatic-themed design. Build confidence using elaborate underlays with quadrants featuring different colors and overlays etched with custom patterns. Reveal designs with gorgeous color gradation spanning multiple tiers as you make Rachael's ombré blossom cake. Achieve sophisticated three-color reveal cakes with a simple method. Easily create complex-looking effects using striped, multicolor underlays and two-tone overlays for an elaborate birthday cake. Plus, see how to make custom color-reveal templates for personalized designs. Build your repertoire with these new cake decorating techniques!

$24.99 $39.99

Rachael's Patterns

Sugar Geode Tutorial


Sugar Murcury Glass Tutorial

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Rachael's Projects

Ombré Flower Cake
Happy Birthday Cake
Single-Tier Mini-Cakes
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Rachael's Blog