The Wilton Method: Three Ways to Ice a Cake
All levels | 9 min 38 sec
Icing Techniques
In this quick class, Emily teaches three easy ways to ice a cake with buttercream: using an icing comb, a fork, and a spoon. Each of these techniques creates gorgeous, textured effects. Use them to decorate any cake, creating a unique, stunning presentation.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Turntable
  • Two 6” x 2” round cakes (or cakes in size of your choice)
  • Icing combs
  • Fork
  • Spoon
  • Straight spatula
  • Angled spatula
  • Silicone spatula
  • Approximately 3 cups of thin consistency buttercream icing (see recipe in PDF) or use Wilton Creamy Decorator Icing or Wilton White Decorator Icing
  • Wilton Icing Color in lemon yellow
Learn how to:
  • Apply icing to a cake
  • Use an icing comb to create an even design
  • Use a fork to create a lined or wavy design
  • Use a spoon to create a textured surface design
What you’ll get:
  • Easy-to-follow class by the experts at Wilton teaching three quick ways create gorgeous textured effects with buttercream
  • HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Step-by-step instruction and a detailed supply list
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
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Angelee Kumar
good decorating tips that can be used to make a Yule log
January 17, 2023
Louise Edeiken
January 16, 2023
I was looking for how to get a super smooth finish like a cylinder
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