Misty Meadow: Buttercream Florals

Amy Kimmel, Cake Artist, Instructor, Pastry Chef

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12 Videos (44m)
    • Introduction

      1:02
    • Misty Grey Watercolor

      6:18
    • Painting the Field

      5:15
    • Painting Trees

      5:14
    • Luster Spray

      2:52
    • Background Wildflowers

      6:02
    • Piping Stems

      2:27
    • Piping Wildflowers

      3:47
    • Piping Leaves

      2:44
    • Piping the Crown

      3:04
    • Finishing the Crown

      4:04
    • Thanks!

      0:59

About This Class

Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: Basic buttercream decorating skills.  Some decorating equipment is required (list included on the project page).

Misty Meadow: Buttercream Florals focuses on the design and decoration of one cake with more modern buttercream techniques.  In this course, you will discover how to take an inspiration photo and build layers of Swiss Meringue Buttercream to create the design on cake. 

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You will learn:

  1. How to use buttercream and paint brushes to create a distant meadow look.
  2. How to mix black icing color and create paint.
  3. How to achieve a grey mist look to the base of your cake.
  4. How to pipe small and large wildflowers, stems, and leaves.
  5. How to use luster spray to enhance the look of the cake.

There are resources available with the course that you can use to make a batch of Swiss Meringue Buttercream and shop for supplies.  They are located on the project page and are available for download.

If you are new to cake decorating, I recommend taking some of my beginner courses...

Cake Baking:

Explore Cake Baking with Oils

A Beginner's Guide to Baking Butter Cakes

Get Started Baking Sponge Cakes

Frostings:

Master Buttercream Frostings

Decorating:

Working with Buttercream: Simple and Stunning Spatula Techniques

Blooming Buttercream: Elegant Cake Design

Learn to Pipe: Beautiful Buttercream Blooms

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Amy Kimmel

Cake Artist, Instructor, Pastry Chef

My passion is to inspire and change people's lives with cake. Cakes produce smiles, laughter, hugs, and even tears. They have the ability to change a person's mood, to bring light to those in dark places, to shine in moments of celebration, and even to bring financial stability to a family. I've had the privilege to share in so many positive moments throughout my career and life with loved ones and strangers. It may seem like just butter and sugar, but I see otherwise. It is with great j...

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