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Small Cakes, Big Business

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Learn how to make an affordable collection of original cake designs for satisfied customers who keep coming back — and bring their friends!

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What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Chrissie Boon
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


Delight customers with a line of amazing designs you can create efficiently, consistently and for much less than the cost of a custom cake. With expert decorator Chrissie Boon, you'll learn cake business tips for pricing your designs, and making decorations ahead of time to cut down complexity. Then, discover Chrissie’s time and cost-saving processes as she guides you through four dazzling cake projects from start to finish. You'll see how to create Chrissie’s basketball-themed cake with a scoreboard, a princess cake with beautiful bling, a drippy icing cake decorated with fun fondant candles and a gift box cake you could mistake for the real thing. Plus, take a tour of Chrissie's Web site to see how she markets and displays her cakes!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Balancing Your Customers & Costs
Meet Chrissie and learn her strategy for balancing customization, customers and costs.
2. Basketball Cake
3. The Perfect Princess Cake
4. Drippy Icing Cake
5. Present Cake Details
6. Putting the Present Cake Together
7. Marketing Considerations

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Taught by

Chrissie Boon
Chrissie Boon
Chrissie began her baking career as a teenager, when she took over a cookie business that her mother and next-door neighbor had started. While at university, Chrissie took some cake decorating classes and realized she had found her career. Following her passion, Chrissie opened a small cake and cookie shop. Today, she and her husband run their custom cake studio, Too Nice to Slice, which is also home to Icing Inspirations, their cake decorating supply store. Chrissie is proud to create cakes that her customers cherish and share what she's learned with cake decorators from around the world.

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