Working with Buttercream: Learn to Pipe Borders

Amy Kimmel, Cake Enthusiast

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8 Videos (33m)
    • Introduction

      0:58
    • Assembling Your Tools

      5:41
    • Prepare Your Piping Bag

      8:35
    • Beginner Borders

      3:06
    • Intermediate Borders

      4:21
    • Advanced Borders

      1:47
    • Final Project

      7:40
    • Thank You!

      0:39

About This Class

Have you looked through cake photos and wondered how people accomplish those decorative borders?  Join me in this beginner level class that will help you build your buttercream skills!

In this class we will look at the techniques needed to create borders from simple to advanced.  We will go over:

  •   Tools necessary to prepare a piping bag.
  •   Techniques to add color to your work.
  •   Different styles of buttercream borders.
  •   How to decorate a cake.

I will also add in tips and tricks that I have picked up while learning and teaching students, just like you, over the years.  This class will give you the confidence you need to build on your skills as a cake artist!

If you would like to learn more about decorating cakes, click the link below! 

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Amy Kimmel

Cake Enthusiast

Hey there!  I'm Amy Kimmel and I'm a Cake Artist currently based in Phoenix, AZ.  My first true love was cake decorating, which pushed me into the much broader world of cake production.  I've worked in professional kitchens for years with titles from Cake Decorator to Pastry Chef.  Now, I get to work from home, creating and teaching, while raising my beautiful son.

For as long as I can remember, I've been obsessed with the art of cakes and learning everything I possibly can about the industry.  I also happen to be highly prone to sharing that information with anybody who will listen.  I believe that teaching is the basis of progress, for you and for me.  So, please join me in class and start advancing!