Cake Decorating II -- Flowers and Cake Design

Take your basic cake decorating skills to the next level as you learn to make royal icing, intricate piping techniques and advanced buttercream skills. Completion of Cake Decorating I or a good knowledge of basic cake decorating skills is recommended. Students are responsible for purchasing their own supplies.

Students are required to bring the following supplies:

  • Table cover
  • Apron (optional)
  • Disposable cloth or paper towels
  • Parchment paper
  • Scissors
  • Toothpicks
  • Small bottle of water (squeeze bottle recommended)
  • Several plastic cups or bowls for mixing icing
  • Buttercream icing - bring at least 3 to 5 cups for the first class
  • Powdered Sugar to adjust icing consistency
  • At least 3 gel icing colors - gel-based colors are recommended because they are more concentrated and will not affect the consistency of your icing
  • Cake turntable is recommended - it makes learning to cover and decorate the cakes easier
  • Decorator Products: (included in the Wilton How to Pipe Simple Icing Flowers Kit)

  • Straight spatula
  • 12 inch disposable decorating bags
  • Wilton Decorating tips: 2, 352, 104
  • 3 decorating couplers
  • Decorator brush
  • Decorator products: (not included in the Wilton Kit)

  • Tips: 12, 21, 47
  • Cake turntable is recommended - it makes learning to cover and decorate the cakes easier
  • The Wilton kit can be found online on Amazon,, at Wal-Mart, or at some local craft stores. Students are welcome to bring other sets or kits they may have as well as buy ready made buttercream (decorator) icing. Sam's Club sells icing in bulk.

    Students will be encouraged to make and bring a small cake or cupcakes to decorate for the final lesson.

    Other items may be needed

    Tue, Thu | Oct. 1–10 6–8 p.m. | $69 775 S University Park Blvd. Center for Continuing Education, Rm. 210 Clearfield, UT

    Taught By: Heather Miller