What to expect in this course

Are you a fan of reality cake shows and long to be the next great cake baker? Do you want to make one-of-a-kind creations for family and friends? Cakes could be your next great passion! Join award-winning Sugar Artist and Food Network Competitor, Michele Sweeney, for a fun-filled class on the basics of cake making from start to finish. In this beginner series, you will learn to bake the perfect cake, make different types of butter cream, receive step-by-step guidance in piping techniques and experience the excitement of making your cake a work of art. Discover how easy it is to create the perfect dessert for any occasion. 


Topics covered in this course include:

  • Cake Tool Basics
  • Shortening Based Buttercream
  • Butter Based Buttercream
  • Swiss Meringue Buttercream
  • Modifying or Doctoring a Cake Mix
  • Scratch Baking Yellow Butter Cake
  • Scratch Baking Vanilla Butter Cake
  • Cake Assembly
  • How to fill a cake with Lemon Curd
  • Fall Piping Project
  • Flower Piping Project