Learn to make baby shoe cake toppers using basic tools, simple materials and the included templates. Cake artist Sharon Wee will teach you all the techniques for making these sweet little shoes fun and easy. Start with how to create a basic baby shoe sole. Then, find out how to build on this foundation and create colorful flip-flops, animal-themed slippers, sparkling flats, fun sneakers, all kinds of boots and even knitted booties. Along the way, you'll learn versatile techniques for finishing your baby shoe toppers and more with stenciled patterns, lovely lace, hand painting, amazing textures and adorable bows.
Your birthday girl will feel like royalty when you make a princess castle cake - complete with turrets, flags and an adorable fondant figurine. If a pink palace isn’t your preferred theme, Sharon shows you a medieval twist for a knightly castle and another fun variation that creates a lighthouse topper on a cookie-crumb sandcastle. In this technique-based class, you’ll learn to design, carve and sculpt your castle cakes before applying a smooth ganache crumb coat. Sharon’s methods are as practical as her creations are whimsical. She’ll teach you time-saving tips to efficiently imagine, build and embellish your cakes with textured fondant, modeled figurines and realistic shading. Take castle cakes by storm! Enroll in Design Your Own Castle Cake today.
You’ll learn to make five basic shapes to start building cute and fun fondant animal cake toppers. Sharon’s class is a great place to begin your foray into fondant modeling or elevate your existing cake-topper construction skills. In just minutes you’ll create lovely ladybugs and beautiful bees before moving onto delightful ducks and proportional penguins. Sharon’s no-nonsense approach will equip you with time-saving tips and gravity-defying construction techniques as you mold movement into your fondant creatures. Your fondant pig comes alive playing in a puddle, and a cute cow kicks up the celebration with a floating fondant-covered balloon. Sharon completes the class with a step-by-step guide to her signature lovebirds — with detailed beaks, bellies and wings.