Online Class

Spring & Summer Sugar Flowers


Grow your sugar garden with realistic poppies and lifelike parrot tulips as James Rosselle teaches you to craft colorful flowers for all occasions.

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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, James Rosselle
  • 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 these classic blossoms using James’s detailed techniques for adding texture, shading and shaping. Build buds, stems and petals for an overall enchanting effect that embodies spring and summer. James devotes an entire lesson to fun and fanciful variations, including ruffled poppies. Also learn best practices in floral design and food safety as you arrange your sugar flowers around the cake.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Meet James Rosselle & Get Started
Meet James and start coloring your gum paste.
2. Poppy Petals & Buds
3. Poppy Leaves & Dusting
4. Parrot Tulip Center
5. Finishing the Parrot Tulip
6. Fun & Fanciful Variations
7. Floral Design for Cakes

Taught by

James Rosselle
James Rosselle
James is a Food Network Challenge champion and the owner of Elle Cakes in Los Angeles. He has been named one of the top 10 cake artists by Dessert Professional. A veteran of the kitchens of renowned sugar artists Ron Ben-Israel, Gale Gand and Ewald Notter, James has crafted a career in cakes inspired by fashion, art and nature.
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