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Working with Buttercream: Simple and Stunning Spatula Techniques

Amy Kimmel, Cake Educator

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10 Videos (45m)
    • Introduction

    • Lesson 1: Making Buttercream

    • Lesson 2: Cake Building

    • Lesson 3: Smooth Finish

    • Lesson 4: Technique 1

    • Lesson 5: Technique 2

    • Lesson 6: Technique 3

    • Lesson 7: Technique 4

    • Lesson 8: Finishing Touches

    • Conclusion


About This Class

Want to be a cake designer, but have no idea where to start? Join me in this beginner level class that will give you the foundation necessary to build your repertoire. 

In this class we will discuss how to construct a cake like the pros, from making the buttercream all the way to adding finishing design touches.  We will go over:

  • How to make and color an American Buttercream.
  • How to level, torte, fill, and stack a round cake.
  • How to get a smooth frosting finish.
  • 4 Buttercream textures created using a metal spatula.
  • Simple and stunning adornments.

I will also give you a lot of tips on my favorite tools, the best ingredients to purchase, and secrets I have learned in the last 10 years of my career. This class will give you the skills and confidence to start making your own beautiful cakes at home!

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

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This is an amazing class on buttercream spatula tricks!!!Thanks Amy!!!!
Helpful for beginners t get the basics. Also includes some simple but pretty spatula tachniques.





Amy Kimmel

Cake Educator

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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