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Modern Buttercream Techniques: Ruffles, Rosettes & More

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Decorate your cakes with delicate (and delicious) piped buttercream designs.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Printable class resources, including a supply list and Shannon's buttercream recipe
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Shannon Bond

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Go beyond piped borders and open up your buttercream world! Award-winning cake artist Shannon Bond shows you how to create a range of luscious piped buttercream designs with a few basic piping tips, and say goodbye to fondant as you recreate a variety of paper-thin ruffles - no one will believe they’re made of buttercream!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Rustic Finishes
Meet cake artist Shannon Bond and get started as she takes you step by step through three modern buttercream finishes: rustic, watercolor, and a mottled tone-on tone using her secret hot bench-scraper trick.
2. Buttercream Ruffles
3. Symmetrical Rosettes
4. Rosette Variations
5. Piped Patterns
6. Bas-Relief: Trees & Flowers

Taught by

Shannon Bond
Shannon Bond
Shannon Bond is owner of Shannon Bond Cake Design, a private cake studio that serves the greater Kansas City area. She is one of twenty Satin Ice Artists of Excellence in the U.S., and 2016 winner of the prestigious Cake Masters Wedding Cake Award. Her unique designs have been featured in numerous publications including Cake Masters Magazine, American Cake Decorating, DIY Weddings and more.

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