- Wilton Cake Decorating
You don't have to be a chef or even experienced in the kitchen to decorate a cake, cookie, cupcake or brownie. The Wilton Method of Cake Decorating will teach you all of the techniques to make treats that will amaze your friends and family — even if you've never decorated before! With over 40 years of experience, we'll show you how in one of our fun-filled classes!
The Wilton® Method Decorating Basics Course 1 is the perfect place to start! Your Instructor will show you the right way to decorate, step by step, so that you experience the excitement of successfully decorating your first cake.
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 fundamental 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, cupcakes...and of course cakes!
Not only will you quickly learn just how easy it is to create the perfect dessert for any occasion but you will also get to share the fun with other students, who encourage you along the way.
Course 1 consists of four 2-hour lessons – sign up today!
After completing Course 1, Course 2: Flowers & Cake Design is one of three additional Wilton® Method courses you can choose. In this course, you'll explore sophisticated ways to bring your cakes and desserts to life!
Your Wilton® Method Instructor will teach you to create breathtaking royal 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 basketweave 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.
Course 2 consists of four 2-hour lessons – sign up today!
After completing Course 1, Course 3: Gum Paste & Fondant is one of three additional Wilton® Method courses you can choose. In this course, you'll discover one of the most exciting and satisfying ways to decorate a cake – with gum paste and rolled fondant!
Your Wilton® Method Instructor will lead you every step of the way as you create amazing 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 showcases 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. Course 3 consists of four 2-hour lessons – sign up today!
New in February 2012, Wilton Course 4: Advanced Gum Paste Flowers is the one you've been waiting for! In this course, discover one of the most breathtaking ways to decorate a cake. You'll be amazed at how easy and fun it is to create realistic-looking gum paste flowers, like Gerbera daisies, briar roses, Stargazer lilies and more.
Your Wilton® Method Instructor will lead you every step of the way as you craft life-like blossoms and leaves for floral arrangements that top the most beautiful cakes. And, you won't need to bring a cake to this course, so you can focus on your flowers. As you learn each new technique, you'll be closer to your sensational finale: a beautiful floral spray that showcases your expanded decorating skills!
When you've completed Course 4, you'll create cakes that are sure to be the talk of every party. Plus, you'll have learned tips and techniques that the Wilton experts know! Come and discover all of this while having a great time sharing the excitement of decorating with other students. Course 4 consists of four 2-hour lessons – sign up today!
Interested in quick tricks for fun cupcakes or discovering the magic of candy making or cookie blossoms? Do you know kids who love to help in the kitchen? Wilton® has a project class for you! A variety of one and two session classes are available for the following topics:
- - Wilton Cupcakes and Brownies
- - Wilton Tall Cakes – Tiered and Stacked Cakes
- - Wilton Candy Making
- - Wilton Cookie Blossom
- - Wilton Gingerbread House
- - Wilton Pops!
- - Wilton Super Cakes for Kids
- - Wilton Fondant Cupcakes for Kids
Project class schedules vary by location. See your nearest store for class information.