Online Class

Building Your Business: Smarter Display Cakes

$39.99$49.99

Turn prospective clients into satisfied customers. Learn business strategies and decorating techniques as you build your skills and a compelling cake portfolio.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Chrissie Boon
  • 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

Create irresistible display cakes, sharpen your business-savvy skills and discover enticing new decorating techniques with cake designer Chrissie Boon. Learn smart strategies for bringing more prospective clients through the door and displaying cakes that will make their eyes light up. Get professional tips for pricing your cakes. Create designs that exceed your clients' expectations, not their budgets. Easily produce a simple, yet elegant pattern of perfectly spaced Swiss dots. Build complexity with a trendy tier that's textured like birch bark and topped with beautiful sugar flowers. Receive step-by-step guidance for making a show-stopping chandelier cake. Grow your business by instilling confidence and excitement in every prospective client.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction to Display Cakes
12:26
Meet your instructor, cake designer Chrissie Boon, as she previews the great decorating tips and business takeaways you'll receive in this class. Then, get started working with foam cake dummies as Chrissie shows you how to cover them in fondant and discusses why they're important for getting clients in the door.
2. Planning Your Portfolio
17:13
3. Staying on Trend
10:01
4. Reaching a Higher Price Point
16:29
5. Show-Stopper Cakes
20:02
6. Finishing Your Show-Stopper Cake
14:19
7. Pricing & Promotion
18:12

Taught by

Chrissie Boon
Chrissie Boon
Chrissie began her baking career as a teenager, when she took over a cookie business that her mother and next-door neighbor had started. While at university, Chrissie took some cake decorating classes and realized she had found her career. Following her passion, Chrissie opened a small cake and cookie shop. Today, she and her husband run their custom cake studio, Too Nice to Slice, which is also home to Icing Inspirations, their cake decorating supply store. Chrissie is proud to create cakes that her customers cherish and share what she's learned with cake decorators from around the world.
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