Online Class

Simply Modern Cake Design


Jessica Harris is back, with fresh new ways to use her easy waxed-paper transfer method on six sophisticated and trendy cakes.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipies
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Jessica Harris
  • 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 bold designs like honeycomb, scallops, metallic lace and more, with step-by-step guidance! Join Jessica Harris, cake designer and instructor of Clean and Simple Cake Design, and find out how to select the perfect color palettes for your cakes, craft seamless extended tiers for an incredibly elegant look and masterfully incorporate gold and silver metallics. Make beautiful lace with a cutting-edge method, discover the secrets to creating hidden designs that give your cakes depth and form four chic accent flowers – both edible wafer paper and gum paste varieties – to top off your cakes with fabulous style! Plus, enjoy the included templates – exclusive to Craftsy – for four contemporary cakes.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Inspiration & Color
Meet Jessica and learn what inspires some of her unique cake designs.
2. Constructing an Extended Tier
3. Covering Your Cake: Two Ways
4. Metallics
5. The Waxed Paper Transfer Method
6. Hidden Designs
7. Accent Flowers

Taught by

Jessica Harris
Jessica Harris
A former interior designer and engineer, Jessica Harris is a self-taught cake artist who is fascinated by crisp lines and high-contrast designs. Jessica's eclectic background has led her to develop innovative techniques for making cakes that capture a modern graphic style. On her website,, she chronicles her cake-decorating adventures through each cake she makes, and helps others create beautiful cakes for their families, friends and clients! With cakes featured in Cake Central magazine, and on popular blogs such as Style Me Pretty, Half Baked and more. Jessica is excited to share what she's learned and interact with you in her Craftsy classes!
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