• Time

    33 Minutes

  • Skill Level



  • Learn to decorate a three-layer cake, step-by-step. At the end of this class, you’ll have a delicious vanilla buttercream cake with a colorful, modern fondant design, perfect for any occasion.

    Pastry chef Tessa Huff will teach you everything you need to know about cake baking and decorating in this e-class. You’ll learn about basic cake baking equipment, ingredients, and the methods required for baking a cake from scratch. Not to mention, you’ll whip up a batch of homemade buttercream and learn how to fill and frost your three-layer cake with tips to execute a smooth, professional finish. To top it off, you’ll learn to decorate your cake for any celebration using a beautiful, modern fondant embellishment design.

    Oh, by the way, once you purchase the class, we’ll send a confirmation with a link to watch the class. Your access never expires, and you can continue to access the class from the email link or from your Orders page.

    • Ingredients + Equipment
    • Prep Your Space
    • Sift, Mix, Beat
    • Testing Doneness
    • Making Buttercream
    • Filling
    • Crumb Coat + Frosting
    • Decorating with Fondant
    • Tips + Tricks
  • All you need to take this course are the supplies listed below and the class worksheets, prepared by Tessa, that are available for download after purchase.



    • Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Recipe
    • Vanilla Butter Cake Recipe

About the Instructor

Tessa Huff

Tessa Huff

Tessa Huff is a specialty chef, food stylist, and photographer based in Vancouver, BC. She’s an experienced pastry chef and cake decorator, having worked at The Frosted Cake Shop in California for over 4 years. She regularly contributes to The Kitchn, Brit + Co., Craftsy, and The Cake Blog. Her work was also recently featured on Better Homes and Gardens. Clearly, Tessa knows her way around a kitchen. Need more proof? Just take one look at her blog, Style Sweet CA. So what are you waiting for? Let’s start baking!

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