Beginner Cake Decorating Class with Buttercream, Fresh Floral, Gold Drip & More

beginner buttercream cake decorating class

Join Celebrity Pastry Chef Dawn Alston of Ravy Cakes, LLC Competitor on Food Network’s Wedding Cake Championship for a fun and informative beginner cake decorating class with buttercream, fresh floral, and trendy decorative items.

The participants will learn how to build a six-inch, three layered cake and how to apply the crumb coat. Students will also learn piping techniques and how to apply the final buttercream. In addition, students will learn to use an acrylic cake comb to create a two-toned, stripe design! Chef Dawn will also teach you how to apply fresh floral to the cake and how to apply other decorative items to create a cute and trendy cake.

Available for students ages 16+, Ages 13-15 are permitted when accompanied by an adult who is also registered for the class.

All items and tools needed to decorate will be provided for use during the class only. A box will be provided for students to take their cake home. All students are eligible for a 5% discount on purchases at Fran's on the day of class. 

This class can be a little messy so please bring an apron or wear something that can withstand a little buttercream.

Class requires a minimum of 4 students and there is a maximum of 8 students. In the event of insufficient enrollment, you will receive a full refund.

Changes and cancellations...we know life happens so we try our best to be flexible while being fair to our instructors who purchase supplies and bake for each student. Full refunds or credits are available for cancellations made at least 5 days prior to the class. If you need to cancel after 5 days but at least 48 hours in advance, we can offer you a credit for a future class. We cannot offer any credits for cancellations within 48 hours of the scheduled class.

In response to the pandemic, we have modified our class space in order to maintain proper social distancing. Face coverings are required during the class. If you forget yours, we have disposable face masks that you can use. We also have plenty of hand sanitizer for use during the class.

You may check out Award Winning Celebrity Pastry Chef Dawn's work at

Note: Eventbrite charges a fee of $8.22 for each ticket. This fee is already included in the price of the class. In the event that you request a refund for any reason, this fee is non-refundable. In the event that the class is cancelled, the Eventbrite fee will be refunded.

To sign-up, please choose a date and time:

 March 6th, Sunday, 2:30pm-5:00pm $165/student