Modern Buttercream Techniques: Ruffles, Rosettes & More DVD


Item: W0207R


Decorate your cakes with delicate (and delicious) piped buttercream designs.

Go beyond piped borders and open up your buttercream world! Award-winning cake artist Shannon Bond shows you how to create a range of luscious piped buttercream designs with a few basic piping tips, and say goodbye to fondant as you recreate a variety of paper-thin ruffles. No one will believe they’re made of buttercream!

NOTE: Any PDF materials associated with this class are not provided with the DVD-only purchase. You must have streaming access to download those materials. To purchase the combination DVD + Streaming form of this class, click here.

Class Sessions

Rustic Finishes (19:27)
Meet cake artist Shannon Bond and get started as she takes you step by step through three modern buttercream finishes: rustic, watercolor, and a mottled tone-on tone using her secret hot bench-scraper trick.

Buttercream Ruffles (24:39)
Discover how to create paper-thin piped fabric-effect ruffles, then properly mark and pipe diagonal geometric ruffles, and adjust them for dramatic shifts to horizontal and vertical designs.

Symmetrical Rosettes (17:42)
Shannon shows you how to recreate the ever-popular fondant all-over rosette in buttercream, and pipe symmetrical full-tier rosettes.

Rosette Variations (11:50)
After you’ve mastered basic rosettes, see how to adjust the design for a free-form, tightly-packed variation. Plus get tips on adding painted color to designs for dramatic-looking effects.

Piped Patterns (13:36)
Bring modern aesthetics to your cakes with fun piped patterns! First learn to create simple piped lines that add powerful texture, then watch as Shannon makes wavy, circular and abstract patterns.

Bas-Relief: Trees & Flowers (20:28)
Wrap things up by making on-trend, nature-inspired cakes in bas-relief. Shannon walks you through two different piping and carving techniques to create abstract sunflowers and dramatic aspen trees.

Your Instructor

Shannon Bond

Shannon Bond is owner of Shannon Bond Cake Design, a private cake studio that serves the greater Kansas City area. She is one of twenty Satin Ice Artists of Excellence in the U.S., and 2016 winner of the prestigious Cake Masters Wedding Cake Award. Her unique designs have been featured in numerous publications including Cake Masters Magazine, American Cake Decorating, DIY Weddings and more.


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