Online Class

Advanced Fondant Techniques


Learn how versatile fondant can be in this video class! Make ribbons and flowers and add texture, sparkle and detail to your fondant and gum paste designs.

Skill Level


What You Get

  • 11 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipies
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Marina Sousa
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Celebrity cake decorator Marina Sousa reviews fondant handling basics and then works up to some very sophisticated techniques with texture, stencils, molds and piping. Follow along at your own pace as she shows you how to create lavish surface detail like lace and filigree, tie bows you'll swear are fabric and sculpt details from fondant, gum paste and chocolate.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet acclaimed cake decorator, businesswoman and Food Network Challenge gold medalist Marina Sousa.
2. Fondant
3. List of Supplies
4. The Handpainted Technique
5. Stenciling and Paneling
6. Applied Design
7. Inlaid Design
8. Lace Technique
9. Embellishments
10. Putting It All Together
11. Bonus Lesson: Stacking Real Cakes

Taught by

Marina Sousa
Marina Sousa
Marina is a Food Network Challenge champion and the owner of Just Cake in Capitola, California. She holds a degree in baking and pastry arts from the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley. She's appeared regularly on the Food Network as a challenger, judge and featured chef for Food Network Caters Your Las Vegas Wedding, and her work has been featured in several magazines including InStyle, Bride, Modern Bride and People.
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