Wilton has recently
updated and refreshed its mainstay cake decorating courses. Whether
you are a beginner or have taken Wilton courses in the past, come
join us for a fun, challenging, new experience.
The Wilton Method® Decorating Basics Course is the perfect
place to start! I will show you the right way to decorate, step
by step, so that you experience the excitement of successfully
decorating your first cake in a Wilton Method Course. You'll understand
how to bake a great cake, see how to make and color icing and
learn the best way to ice the cake. You will also practice the
three fundamentals of decorating, enabling you to approach each
technique the right way for great results. Along the way, you'll
learn to create icing drop flowers, rosettes, shells, pompom flowers,
leaves, shaggy mums, and the ribbon rose. You'll also decorate
cookies, cup-cakes and of course cakes!
Kitchen Basics for the Cake Decorator
This is a course for those beginners who want to know more about baking and decorating cakes. Topics covered in this class will include:
Please bring the following items with you to the class meeting:
Required materials fee of $5.00 is due to the teacher at the beginning of the session which covers the Kitchen Basics Handouts
and some materials. Limited optional items will be available for purchase.
Accelerated Decorating Basics Course (1 seven-hour session with an hour lunch break)
Tuition fee: $100.
$55 materials fee to instructor for basic tools & materials. Some additional supplies will be available for purchase.
to take the four-week Basic Cake Decorating course? Here's a one-day
class that covers it all in just seven hours. This accelerated
class will take you through all of the basics: making your decorating
icing, torting, filling, leveling, frosting, and smoothing your
cake; then onward to borders, writing, flower-making, and dimensional
for beginners, this class is also ideal for anyone needing a quick
brush-up on their decorating skills. However, because it is designed
to be very personal and informative, the class is limited to only
six students. That way, each student can get the most out
of the personalized instruction.
is a one-hour lunch break, but it is suggested that you bring
a bag lunch or something to eat, it's going to be a long day!
materials fee of $55 is due to the teacher at the beginning of
to bring to class
bring from home:)
Cake Design Course
Flowers and Cake Design is one of two additional courses you can
choose; the sequence doesn't matter. In Flowers and Cake Design,
you'll explore sophisticated ways to bring your cakes and desserts
to life! I will teach you to create breathtaking icing flowers
such as pansies, lilies and the famous Wilton Rose. Then, you'll
discover the secrets of arranging them in a beautifully balanced
cake-top bouquet. Your amazing flowers will be framed by an impressive
border treatment or basket weave design. With the skills you learn
here and your ability to make flowers in advance using gum paste
and fondant or royal icing, you can create beautiful blooms at
your convenience, ready to place on any cake.
and Fondant Course
Gum Paste and Fondant is one of two additional courses you can
choose; the sequence doesn't matter. In Gum Paste and Fondant
you'll discover one of the most exciting and satisfying ways to
decorate a cake. I will lead you every step of the way as you
create amazing hand shaped flowers, beautiful borders and bold
accents using these easy-to-shape icings. As you learn each technique
an artful bow, mum, rose, carnation, calla lily, rosebud,
daisy, and embellished borders you'll be closer to your
crowning achievement: A Final Course Cake that displays your skills.
The confidence you'll gain as you decorate with gum paste and
fondant will enable you to create cakes that will add excitement
to your family celebrations for years to come.
of four 2-hour classes, this is a challenging course to take once
you have completed the above courses. This is the perfect class
to explore new techniques, information and skills. Each week we
will choose a project or topic for the following week. Some possible
instructor for registration requirements and what to bring for
first week's project
Royal Icing Flowers Course
this six-week (18 hour) course, you will learn over 20 new flowers,
new techniques for adding these flowers into your cake decorating,
and we will assemble one cake the final week of the course.