Course 2 – Flowers and Cake Design

Upcoming Course 2 Classes:

March 2015
Course 2 (4 week evening) – Thursdays 10/17/25/26 & April 2nd 6pm-8pm

In this class we will focus on learning how to create professional-looking flowers and designs made from royal icing. Alexis will help you build on the cake decorating skills you learned in Course 1, covering finer details including borders, basketweave, and more flowers like the famous Wilton® Rose. Rosebuds, pansies, and violets, plus detailed patterns, like lace and basketweave designs are a just a sampling of techniques covered.

Topics covered in Flowers and Cake Design include:

  • Design the color palette and pattern for a cake
  • Apply advanced buttercream icing piping techniques like basketweave, cornelli lace and brush embroidery
  • Create seven different types of flowers, and understand how to feature them on your next project
  • Pipe royal icing appliques and additional decorative borders
  • Pansy
  • Making Royal Icing
  • Making a Parchment Bag
  • More advanced use of the flower nail
  • Blossom
  • Rosebud
  • Violet
  • Using the Lily Nail, Lily
  • Making Stems
  • Guidelines for Flower Arrangments
  • Floral Cake Design
  • Reverse Shell
  • Basketweave
  • Wilton Rose

This class meets for four 2 hour sessions.

Course 2 Supply List