Roland Winbeckler
Craftsy Instructor

Redding, Calif.

Roland Winbeckler is the father of the American cake decorating movement, having begun his career in 1971. He is well known for his buttercream piping skills—from flowers, to borders, to intricate figures. He helped pioneer such decorating standards as sculpted cakes, and he continues to make his work relevant to the modern cake community: Roland and his wife Marsha created the showcase cake for the 2012 ICES convention. Roland is the author ... Read Full Bio »

Roland's Craftsy Classes


Piping Buttercream Borders

Turn your next creation into a timeless masterpiece with everyone's favorite icing: Buttercream! With Roland Winbeckler, the father of American cake decorating, you’ll make perfect decorating icing, roll your own parchment piping bags and even tint the icing right in the bag! Start with simple shells, swags and scrolls before diving into rustic rosettes, flawless filigree and dramatic drop strings. Also included is a buttercream technique for the hottest thing in cake these days: ombré ruffles. Roland will show you how to cultivate your skills on a practice board before heading to the turntable. 

$29.99 $39.99

What's New

Roland's Projects

Cowboy bust in fondant and gum paste.
Filigree, Scrolls & Drop Strings
Buttercream piped baby cake,
View all Projects (16) »