Online Class

The Wilton Method®: Decorating with Fondant


Get rolling and learn to cover round, square and heart-shaped cakes in smooth fondant. Plus, create sweet fondant flowers, ribbons, bows, molded accents and more!

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What You Get

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

Learn how to work with fondant to transform inspiration into impressive cake creations. With Wilton's own expert, Beth Somers, you'll discover how to make coloring, kneading and rolling out fondant a piece of cake. Beth will guide you through covering round, square and heart-shaped cakes seamlessly in fondant. She'll also teach you functional and fun fondant skills through four fabulous projects. Plus, you'll master an alluring array of fondant decorating techniques, including sweet daisy flowers, eye-catching embossed textures, gilded antique embellishments, a fancy fondant bow, romantic rolled roses and sparkling sugar-encrusted fondant.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Fondant Basics & Covering Your Cake Board
Learn how to use, store and roll out fondant as you cover a cake board before tackling cakes, decorations and more.
2. Daisy Bouquets on Black Cake
3. Sweetheart Gift Box Cake
4. Rose Romance Cake
5. Baroque Beauty Cake

Taught by

Beth Somers
Beth Somers
Beth Somers is the manager of the state-of-the-art Wilton Test Kitchen and has taught at the internationally acclaimed Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionery Art in Darien, Illinois. While competing on the Food Network's Cupcake Wars, she shined as a champion during season 6. Before joining Wilton, Beth honed her pastry skills at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Chicago. Beth loves showing people how fun and easy it can be to bake and decorate amazing sweet treats with Wilton products.
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