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Wilton's Flower and Cake Design


In this course, build on your skills learned in Decorating Basics. Lean to make beautiful flowers, such as the rosebud, daffodil and violet, perfect for any occasion. Just as important as learning to make the flowers, you will learn the basic principles to create impressive floral arrangements on your cake. Student will begin working with fondant and gum paste. You will learn the basket weave and reverse shell for a lovely finished cake. A supply list will be emailed prior to the start of class.


  • Make two new icings
  • Make variations on the shell
  • Create ten new flowers
  • Apply two new leaves
  • Produce a basket weave with rope border


1. Introduction   

  • Tools
  • Icings
  • Variations on shell border
  • Pattern prep
  • Color flow
  • Rose Nail

        -  How to use

        -   Rose base

 2. Flowers    

  • Violet 
  • Apple blossom
  • Victorian rose
  • Daisy
  • Daffodil
  • Pansy
  • Primrose
  • Rosebud
  • Lilly of the valley
  • Mum

 3. Decorations  

  • Basket weave
  • Rope border
  • Fern

 4. Completing cake



Wilton Decorating Basics (CKG 8315)

Method of Instruction

Lecture, demonstration, and hands-on practice


  • Exam:  No
  • Demonstration of Skills:  Yes
  • Class Participation:  Yes