4 Ways to Learn Cake Decorating Online

May 2nd, 2015 by Desiree Smith

Technology is literally at our fingertips — on our smart phone, tablet and computer, making it easier and more accessible than ever to learn online. We’ve been expanding our online education resources so that you can learn to decorate cakes and sweet treats anytime and anywhere. Is the weekend your only free time? We’re there for you. Insomnia at 3 a.m.? We’re there for you then, too! Or maybe you’re in the middle of creating a birthday cake and you need help right this minute.  You can get 24/7 access to our library of easy-to-learn Wilton Method of Cake Decorating video tutorials on-demand. You can learn baking and decorating anywhere, anytime from Wilton experts.

Since we all learn differently, it’s important to have a variety of options available. Here is an overview of our online resources so that you can find what works best for you.


We teach online classes that are available to you anytime on Craftsy and Creativebug.

learn cake decoratingCraftsy

Both offer Wilton baking and cake decorating classes and tons of other crafting classes too! With Craftsy you pay for the specific class you want to take – we have 6 Wilton Method® classes available on Craftsy, including Stunning Small Cakes, Decorating with Fondant, Piped Flowers, Buttercream Skills and Baking Basics. Plus, we have a Creative Cake Pops class — FREE for a limited time only!

Learn more and sign up for online classes at Craftsy.


Creativebuglearn cake decorating

Creativebug offers a monthly membership that’s less than $5 a month and gives you access to their entire online craft class library, including The Wilton Method of Cake Decorating work-along class which includes how to bake a naked, chocolate layer cake, decorate cupcakes with buttercream, make a fondant tiered cake and a royal icing flower cake.

Learn more and sign up for online classes at Creativebug.


learn cake decorating

There are over 340 videos on our YouTube channel that start with the basics – such as leveling a cake or how to make buttercream icing – and move on to the more advanced projects , such as how to make an inlay roll cake. You’ll also find a variety of decorating ideas that walk you through how to make buttercream flowers, work with fondant or create candy toppers. It’s up to you what you want to learn!

We add new video tutorials each week. They make learning quick tips andfun projects fast and convenient. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel — for tons of FREE video tutorials.


WILTON.COM and WILTON APPlearn cake decorating

We’ve been teaching people how to decorate for over 85 years, and over that time we’ve created thousands of projects and recipes. They’re not locked up in a vault somewhere – they’re fully accessible In the “Inspire” section on Wilton.com and via the Wilton App.

Hover over the “Learn” section of the site and a drop down menu will appear or swipe through thousands of ideas in the Wilton App – whenever and wherever you are. You can look through various tips and how-to’s on icing, fondant and gum paste, cakes, cookies, cupcakes, candy and more.



Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

7 Replies

  1. Kindly send all the relevant video link to prepare the cake base most delicious and mouth watering

  2. kimia says:

    i love to learn how to make flowers over cakes

  3. bernarda hernandez says:

    favor enviarme video de la preparacion de la torta base deliciosa, hacer fondan y como hacer flores de fondan

  4. Lakshmi says:

    Plz ,teach us how to make flowers and some decorating ideas for birthday cakes

  5. Kathy Harsch says:

    I bought a package of Wilton Baking Cups and damaged most of them trying to separate them. They are very expensive! Please tell me how to separate them without damaging them. Thanks!

    I tried to attach a pic but no luck!

  6. The tarts & pie is the most lovable dish that every mom likes to prepare. If you’re one amongst such mom, simply dig the net to know more about the different types of Tarts & Pie. Is this like the cake? I want to learn this art how to make tarts & pie easily at home.

  7. Sohan Laal says:

    Nice one… Keep write creative article mam. Thanks mam sharing with us…

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