Summer is a social season filled with parties, cookouts and time with family and friends. Discover how easy it is decorate cakes, cupcakes and other sweet treats by taking a Wilton Method cake decorating class.

For 85 years, Wilton has been making it easy for people to create amazing cakes and sweet treats. Take a Wilton Method Class and gain the skills that will make your celebrations sensational! A certified Wilton Method Instructor will help you each step of the way. Course locations and times can be found at

Course 1: Building Buttercream Skills

Buttercream icing is delicious and easy to work with. Fresh inspiration and modern cake design are presented in this class.

  • Make icing the right consistency to decorate
  • Ice and decorate cakes and other sweet treats
  • Pipe lines and make simple borders, letters and shapes on your cake
  • Make six different buttercream icing flowers like the sunflower, daisy and zinnia

Course 2: Flowers and Cake Design

Design a stunning cake! Learn how to select colors, arrange flowers and work with royal icing, which is the ideal icing for creating decorations in advance.

  • Design the color palette and pattern for a cake
  • Create seven different types of flowers such as pansies, lilies and The Wilton Rose™
  • Learn to pipe royal icing appliques
  • Pipe decorative borders onto your cake

Course 3: Fondant and Gum Paste

Develop new skills working with fondant and gum paste and creating shapes, borders and flowers. You’ll also learn how to cover a cake with fondant.

  • Color fondant and gum paste
  • Paint on fondant - you don't have to be a Van Gogh to pull it off!
  • Create different types of bows and flowers, including the calla lily, rose and carnation

Where can you show off your new cake decorating skills?

  • Any party or gathering
  • Birthday party
  • Picnic
  • Game night
  • Wine night
  • Anniversary celebration
  • Engagement party
  • Baby shower
  • Bridal shower
  • Family reunion
Still having doubts? Check out creations made by people like you! Visit and check out the Sweet Treats Made by You board. 

About Wilton Enterprises

Wilton Enterprises, founded in 1929, helps consumers in more than 100 countries create, decorate and celebrate by making the memorable and the beautiful fun and easy. Wilton is the global leader in cake decorating and bakeware products, plus offers sweet treat making, party and wedding products. Headquartered in Woodridge, IL, Wilton creates world class inspiration and creative content, effective instruction and education, and innovative products that ensure the consumer's success. More information can be found at