Online Class

Tipsy Cakes


Create a buzz around your desserts! Easily incorporate alcohol into your cakes to build mouthwatering flavor combinations.

Skill Level


What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Krystina Castella
  • 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.


Expand your baking repertoire as you tap into inspired new flavors alongside cookbook author Krystina Castella. During class, you'll build confidence using alcohol to add a mouthwatering kick to cakes, fillings, frostings, soaks and garnishes. Along the way, you'll learn to create an array of amazing desserts enhanced with the extraordinary flavors of rum, beer, liqueur, wine, hard alcohol and more. Krystina will teach you how alcohol reacts when baked, so you can adjust recipes to your taste. You'll even get expert tips for recreating favorite cocktails in custom cakes! Plus, your class materials include more than 20 recipes along with a comprehensive guide for pairing your alcohol cakes with complementary flavors!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet cake baker and cookbook author Krystina Castella, and get a sneak peek at the variety of techniques you'll learn for adding flavorful -- and tipsy -- twists to your cakes.
2. Rum
3. Fruit & Nuts
4. Coffee & Cream
5. Beer
6. Wine
7. Hard Alcohols
8. Cocktails

Taught by

Krystina Castella
Krystina Castella
Krystina Castella learned to bake in her grandmother's kitchen in Brooklyn, New York, and she was inspired by her grandmother's love of sharing delicious creations with neighbors and friends. Today, Krystina loves to play in her own kitchen, and share her tasty recipes and beautiful techniques with others. Her passion for creating and sharing unique sweet treats has led her to publish a variety of cookbooks, including Booze Cakes, Crazy About Cakes, Crazy About Cupcakes and more.

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