Online Class

The Custom Cupcake

$24.99$39.99

Make dreamy, custom-flavored cupcakes a sweet reality with new recipes and techniques! Mix and match flavors, frostings, fillings and decorations.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

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

How it works

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

Class Overview

Build your own dazzling designer cupcakes with online video lessons from Trophy Cupcakes owner Jennifer Shea. Start by using great cupcake recipes to create a variety of cake bases, and make them more memorable with sweet-and-salty crusts, candy mix-ins and fun surprises. Next, get step-by-step guidance for creating traditional Swiss meringue buttercream and stabilized whipped cream frostings. Move on to making luscious chocolate ganache, dreamy dulce de leche and rich German chocolate fillings. Then, turn your cupcakes into eye-candy with marvelous multicolored swirls, gorgeous piped flowers, chocolate toppers in any shape, edible crystallized flowers and more. Plus, learn Jennifer's tips for finding flavor inspiration and creating one-of-a-kind cupcakes.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction & Oil-Based Cupcakes
21:33
Meet Jennifer Shea, author, business owner and expert baker who can show you how to make the cupcakes of your dreams. First, Jennifer explains why you need to add an oil-based cupcake to your repertoire and then takes you through the steps to make perfect chocolate and red velvet cupcakes.
2. Creative Additions
24:45
3. Flavorful Frostings
18:24
4. Flavorful Fillings
15:00
5. Frosting Work
21:37
6. Creative Toppings
16:11
7. Building Flavors
16:45

Taught by

Jennifer Shea
Jennifer Shea
A lifelong baker and party-maker, Jennifer Shea began winning accolades for her desserts at age 8. She went on to found Seattle's Trophy Cupcakes and Party in 2007 with her husband. Jennifer and her desserts have appeared on The Martha Stewart Show. Her cupcakes have also been featured in Vanity Fair and Sunset magazines, as well as on the Food Network. Trophy now has five bustling locations in the Seattle area, where Jennifer lives with her family and loves to makes every day feel like a party!

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