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with Chrissie Boon
Online Class

Building Your Business: Smarter Display Cakes

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Create irresistible display cakes, sharpen your business-savvy skills and discover enticing new decorating techniques with cake designer Chrissie Boon. Learn smart strategies for bringing more prospective clients through the door and displaying cakes that will make their eyes light up. Get professional tips for pricing your cakes. Create designs that exceed your clients' expectations, not their budgets. Easily produce a simple, yet elegant pattern of perfectly spaced Swiss dots. Build complexity with a trendy tier that's textured like birch bark and topped with beautiful sugar flowers. Receive step-by-step guidance for making a show-stopping chandelier cake. Grow your business by instilling confidence and excitement in every prospective client.


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 1h49m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction to Display Cakes

1. Introduction to Display Cakes

Meet your instructor, cake designer Chrissie Boon, as she previews the great decorating tips and business takeaways you'll receive in this class. Then, get started working with foam cake dummies as Chrissie shows you how to cover them in fondant and discusses why they're important for getting clients in the door.

2. Planning Your Portfolio

2. Planning Your Portfolio

Gather Chrissie's expert tips on planning your portfolio. Learn how to research your market and create a diverse portfolio that will appeal to your local client base. Then, try your hand at Chrissie's simple technique for creating an elegant Swiss dot pattern for a versatile addition to your favorite cake designs.

3.  Staying on Trend

3. Staying on Trend

Add a trendy technique to your decorating toolkit with Chrissie's unique method for making birch bark -- perfect for that rustic, chic cake your clients keep asking about! You'll also get advice for staying on trend and more ideas for adding modern designs to your portfolio.