Buttercream Masterclass – Early Bird

Do you want to take your cakes to the next level?

Master those Buttercream techniques you need to do so!

Cake! School
Buttercream Masterclass

Are you ready to take your cake decorating skills to new heights and unlock your creative potential? Look no further! We are thrilled to introduce our Buttercream Masterclass, designed to transform beginners, intermediate, and advanced decorators into true masters of the art.

With our six-week program, you’ll gain invaluable knowledge and practical skills that will set you apart in the world of cake decorating.

Who is this course for?

Beginner – Intermediate Decorators

Those who have never tried the techniques shown, but want to learn how to use them to improve the overall look of their cakes. This course will teach you how to master each technique!

Intermediate – Advanced Decorators

Those who have tried the buttercream techniques before, but haven’t mastered them yet! This course will teach you how to master each technique with confidence and ease

Pay in full

$ 389
Early bird pricing - save $100
  • Lifetime Access

Pay in installments

$ 195 x 2 payments
Early bird pricing - save $100
  • Lifetime Access

What will you learn?

Buttercream Basics

Learn about the different types of buttercream available, how to make Swiss Meringue Buttercream (SMBC) and ready to use buttercreams.
You'll learn lots of tips and tricks on making and working with buttercream, how to avoid common issues, storage & troubleshooting

Covering with Buttercream

Learn how to fill & crumb coating with buttercream, then finish your cake and achieve a perfectly smooth finish. Learn tips and techniques using different tools and scrapers, ideal temperature and storage of both your buttercream and cake.

Palette Knife 101

In our palette knife lessons you'll first practice on a board learning how to mix colours, correctly load your palette knife and how to apply pressure in different ways to create different effects.

Floral Piped Cupcakes

Learn how to achieve beautiful piped buttercream flowers on cupcakes, including roses and dahlias. You'll learn tips, tricks and troubleshooting to create realistic and beautiful flowers.

Palette knife cake design

After learning the basics of how to work with buttercream using palette knives, you will transfer these new skills to create a beautiful palette knife design on your cake.

Piped floral cake

In this lesson you will learn how to pipe flowers using a variety of tools and flower nails, how to set the flowers and then how to transfer and adhere them to your cake. You will learn tips such as temperature, transfer techniques and flower placement, as well as how to finish off your cake with extra petals and leaves.

Course Delivery

Bonus Content

Pay in full

$ 389
Early bird pricing - save $100
  • Lifetime Access

Pay in installments

$ 195 x 2 payments
Early bird pricing - save $100
  • Lifetime Access

This course will help you to:

Master each step

We break down all of the steps taught into bite-size
and achievable steps

Avoid common mistakes

No more cake fails! We’ve made all of the common mistakes so you don’t have to!

Save time and avoid stress

Learn the techniques and troubleshoot any issues

Improve your skills

Master these techniques to take your decorating skills to the next level!

Learn from world-class decorators
in the comfort of your own home

Meet the teachers

Liz Wright

Liz Wright is the Founder of the
Australian Cake Decorating Network. Liz started her cake decorating business in 2008
after growing up watching her mum bake and decorate wedding cakes for years. Liz is editor of Cake! Magazine and loves
to share the incredible talent of
cake decorators in Australia.

Katelyn Wait

As an award-winning cake designer and buttercream enthusiast, Katelyn specializes in crafting stunning buttercream flowers. Katelyn shares her knowledge and passion through teaching cake decorating classes, empowering others to explore their artistic capabilities.

Pay in full

$ 389
Early bird pricing - save $100
  • Lifetime Access

Pay in installments

$ 195 x 2 payments
Early bird pricing - save $100
  • Lifetime Access

Frequently Asked Questions

how is the course delivered?

The 6-week Buttercream Masterclass is delivered via our online learning platform. Students will set up a login when they purchase the course. A new lesson of the course will be released on Monday at 9 am each week. Students will have time to complete that lesson before Thursday when we hold the live feedback and troubleshooting session. The feedback session is recorded so you can watch it on replay if you can’t attend live.

I have decorated some cakes before, is this course for me?

This course is designed for intermediate decorators who have basic skills in using Buttercream. If you have experience in decorating cakes, but feel you need to learn next-level techniques or master these techniques so you can consistently get good results, then this is the perfect course for you.

how long do i have access for?

Students have 12 months access to the videos inside the Buttercream Masterclass, so you can go back and re-watch each step for 12 months, to really help you solidify your newly learnt skills

i am a complete beginner, is this course for me?

No – This course assumes a basic knowledge of baking mud cakes and applying ganache and fondant. If you do not have basic skills in these areas you might find the Foundation Masterclass is a better course for you. You can see when the next enrollment for Foundation Masterclass is open at www.cakeschool.me

is the content available straight away?

Each week we will release the next class. This is to allow you to master each of the steps in progress and receive feedback from our teachers, before moving on to the next step.

i'm not located in australia, can i join the course?

Yes! This course is delivered 100% online, so you can join from anywhere in the world. We welcome international students – we’d love to teach you our techniques!

will there be certain materials or supplies required to complete this course?

Students will be required to have basic cake decorating tools and supplies, including: cake tins, ganache scrapers, palette knife, rolling pin and fondant smoothers. Tools required for this course will include: stencil, gel colours, edible art paint, lustre dusts etc. We will provide a full material list upon sign up, and a list of suggested suppliers for students worldwide where you can purchase any items you don’t have.

what if i don't like the course?

We are so confident that you will love our course, that we offer a 14 day money-back guarantee, (from the start date of the course) for students who have watched both of the week 1 and week 2 lessons and participated in both of the week 1 and week 2 live feedback sessions, and think the course is not for them.


Although we do recommend all students complete the course together (virtually), students will be able to access the course content will be available for 12 months from the start date of the course.

what currency is the course charged in?

All course fees are charged in Australian Dollars.
GST is included in the course price for Australian Residents


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