We have a favorite new website called Craftsy, which is full of great project ideas and online cake decorating classes. The Craftsy blog is also full of fun and informative cake decorating tutorials for the creative baker in you!
Modern Buttercream is a lovely FREE online cake decorating class taught by Joshua John Russell, an Atlanta cake artist and a noted Food Network challenger. Learn Joshua’s trade secrets for a buttercream finish in this cake decorating class! This video will teach you how to cut, level, fill and crumbcoat your layers like a professional, then add simple fondant and piped accents.
We absolutely loved Modern Buttercream, Joshua is an amazing instructor so easy to follow and gives great tips throughout the video!
Here is What You’ll Learn in Modern Buttercream:
- Make Swiss buttercream with confidence in any climate
- Cut, level and fill cake layers, then apply a flawless crumb coat
- Create a smooth or textured effect on the final layer of frosting
- Add fondant embellishments and simple piping details to finish
When you join the Craftsy community you have access to wonderful online classes that you can watch on your own schedule: wherever, whenever you want. The videos are yours for life! When you enroll in a class you will get a list of materials to print-out with tips on where to find certain tools making it easy and fool proof. We also loved that when you join the Craftsy community you can post questions, join class discussions, take notes and even post your projects. Check it out for yourself HERE.