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Course 1: Decorating Basics Student Supplies

What to bring to Lesson 1

  • Course 1: Decorating Basics Student Kit
  • 1 can Wilton Ready-To-Use Decorating Icing
  • 6 plain flat cookies with a box to transport them home (optional)
  • Apron
  • Pen or Pencil and Paper
  • Scissors
  • Sticky notes
  • Damp cloth
  • 1 gallon-size plastic food storage bag (to carry home soiled decorating tools)


What to bring to Lesson 2

  • Reusable, cloth wipes
  • Pencil or pen and paper
  • Scissors
  • Toothpicks
  • Cellophane tape
  • Waxed paper
  • Bath-sized towel to spread over work area
  • Plastic bags for cleanup
  • Several small plastic bowls or disposable cups about 8 oz. size
  • 25 paper napkins or a roll of paper towels
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • Squeeze bottle with water
  • Lunch-size paper bag (optional)
  • Contents of The Decorating Basics Student Kit and Lesson Plan
  • Angled Spatula to ice your cake
  • Tip 789 Cake Icer Tip (optional)
  • 16 inch Featherweight Bag (optional)
  • Piping Gel
  • Cake leveler
  • Turntable
  • Icing colors of your choice
  • 10 inch cake board for torting
  • 10 inch foil covered cake board or Show ’N Serve board
  • Cake filling (optional)
  • Cake lifter (optional)
  • One 8 inch layer of cake on a cake board
  • Class Decorating Buttercream– recipe on page 7 of the lesson plan
    • 1 recipe thin consistency to ice cake in class
    • 1 recipe medium consistency


What to bring to Lesson 3

  • Reusable, cloth wipes
  • Pencil or pen
  • Scissors
  • Toothpicks
  • Cellophane tape
  • Glue stick – repositionable type preferred
  • Waxed paper or parchment paper
  • Bath-sized towel to spread over work area
  • Plastic bags for cleanup
  • Several small plastic bowls or disposable plastic cups about 8 oz size
  • 25 paper napkins or a roll of paper towels
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • Squeeze bottle with water
  • Lunch-size paper bag (optional)
  • Contents of The Decorating Basics Student Kit and Lesson Plan
  • 25 Icing flower squares
  • Disposable decorating bags (pk./12)
  • Rose Flower Nail Templates, also used for the Pompom flower
  • Angled Spatula to ice your cake
  • Cake filling (optional)
  • 6 uniced cupcakes
  • Class Decorating Buttercream– recipe on page 7 of the lesson plan
    • 2 recipes prepared as follows:
      • 1/4 cup thin consistency green for leaves
      • 1/2 cup medium consistency light blue for Pompom flower base and petals
      • 1/2 cup medium consistency dark blue for Pompom flower center
      • 1 1/4 medium consistency –color of your choice for Drop Flower, Shaggy Mum
      • Bring remainder of icing white


What to bring to Lesson 4

  • Reusable, cloth wipes
  • Pencil or pen
  • Scissors
  • Toothpicks
  • Cellophane tape
  • Glue stick – repositionable type preferred
  • Waxed paper or parchment paper
  • Bath-sized towel to spread over work area
  • Plastic bags for cleanup
  • Several small plastic bowls or disposable plastic cups about 8 oz size
  • 25 paper napkins or a roll of paper towels
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • Squeeze bottle with water
  • Contents of The Decorating Basics Student Kit and Lesson Plan
  • Turntable
  • Class Decorating Buttercream– recipe on page 7 of the lesson plan
    • 1/2 cup thin consistency with 1/4 teaspoon piping gel added for writing and printing – in color of your choice
    • 1 1/2 cups stiff consistency icing – for roses- in color of your choice
    • 1/4 cup thin consistency green icing for leaves on final cake
    • 1 cup medium consistency icing for borders on final cake
    • Remainder of white icing in colors to complete your cake design (make additional recipes as needed)
  • Cake iced and ready to decorate
  • Cake design template with sketch of your final design
  • Flowers, etc. to complete your final project