Online Class

The Wilton Method®: Stunning Small Cakes

$29.99

Make a big entrance with just one tier. Decorate using striking sugar flowers, geometric patterns, metallic stripes and more as you create small cakes that have big style!

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 10 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Join Wilton cake decorator Valerie Pradhan and learn techniques that combine dimension, color and texture into four small, standout designs. Decorate the Flower Overlay Cake where vibrant sugar flowers enhanced with brush embroidery pop against a dark background. Make the Fantasy Flower Cake with a cascade of carnations, quilled and ruffled flowers and ribbon roses. Tackle the Mosaic Cake to create a pattern of geometric tiles layered with shades of blue, green and purple and top it all off with an on-trend succulent. Finally, paint the bold Metallic Striped Cake and finish it with a peony-inspired flower. Gain all the skills you need to ensure your small cakes measure up!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Meet Valerie & Get Started
08:30
Meet your instructor, Wilton's Valerie Pradhan, and preview the four amazing small cakes you'll make in this class. Discover how these cakes are perfect for intimate gatherings or as stars of your dessert table. Valerie starts by demonstrating how to stack, crumb coat and cover an extended tier with fondant. These super-tall 6" (15 cm) cakes are the base for all of the projects you'll make in this class.
2. Flower Overlay Cake
14:58
3. Fantasy Flower Cake
22:56
4. Mosaic Cake & Succulents
29:34
5. Metallic Striped Cake
20:55

Taught by

Valerie Pradhan
Valerie Pradhan
Valerie Pradhan is a cake designer, food stylist and decorator at Wilton. After graduating from Temple University and The Culinary Institute of America, Valerie worked in hotels, specialty shops and bakeries all over the United States, from California to Florida. Valerie loves making beautiful, delicious creations and learning something new every day. A talented teacher, Valerie looks forward to sharing her decorating know-how with cake designers from around the world on Craftsy.
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