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Wilton is now offering both individual and group classes live online!
In each live session, one of our certified instructors will guide you step by step through a technique, correcting and coaching along the way as you use your own supplies to practice the technique. All classes are 1 hour long. Students must provide their own supplies.
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Two options now available:

Individual Classes

$35 each
Get truly one on one with Wilton during this private session with our instructor.

Group Classes

$20 each (limit 4 per class)
Experience the fun of cake decorating with other remote learners, all while being guided by our instructor.

How do online Wilton classes work?

How do online Wilton classes work? video

How do online Wilton classes work?

Whether you are new to decorating, or want to improve your current skills,
these classes will have you making amazing cakes, cookies, or cupcakes in no time!
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Decorating Basics Course

Decorating Basics

Make stunning cakes in no time with a few simple decorating techniques like dots, stars, leaves and rosettes. Learn the basics of working with bags and tips, talk about icing consistency, and teach you several round and star tip techniques.

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Basic Buttercream Flowers Course

Basic Buttercream Flowers

Show off your buttercream blossoms on cakes, cupcakes or any treat at your next party! Our instructor will teach you about icing consistency, how to use a bag and tip, and each step to creating sunflowers, hydrangeas and pretty petaled flowers.

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Ice a Cake Smooth Course

Ice a Cake Smooth

Find out how to achieve smooth coverage on your cakes to create the perfect backdrop for your decorations. You will learn how to crumb coat and two methods for putting icing on the cake. Then we’ll show you the tips to getting that smooth finish.

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Make a Wilton Rose Course

Make a Wilton Rose

Your cakes and cupcakes will bloom with beauty when you learn how to make the Wilton Rose out of buttercream icing. Our instructor will teach you about icing consistency, how to use a bag and tip, and each step to creating a beautiful rose.

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Cakes with Fondant Flair Course

Cakes with Fondant Flair

Learn how to add extra dimension of design to your cakes using fondant. Our instructor will teach you the basics of working with fondant so you can tint and shape it to create colorful cut-out tiles, blossom flowers, and the timeless ribbon rose.

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Painting with Buttercream Course

Painting with Buttercream

Cake painting is one of the most popular and easy-to-do cake decorating trends! Our instructor will teach you how to use a spatula like a paint brush, and icing to paint designs and flowers on your cake canvas and treats. No piping bags or tips are required.

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Colorful Stars & Rosettes Cake Course

Stars & Rosettes Cake

Stars and rosettes in bright and vibrant colors can be used to add a striking border or floral accent to a dessert or even cover an entire cake. Learn how to use a bag and tip, along with two simple piping techniques using a variety of star tips to create a beautiful stars and rosettes cake.
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Summer Fruit Cookies Course

Summer Fruit Cookies

Celebrate summer with your favorite fruits, cookie style! Your instructor will teach you the techniques to create these fun summer fruit cookies, then take you step by step to create four different cookie designs.


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Succulent Garden Cupcakes Course

Succulent Garden Cupcakes

Learn how to pipe an edible succulent garden with just a few decorating tips and piping techniques! Our instructor will show you how to use bags and tips to pipe four different types of succulents that you can mix and match on cupcakes, cakes, and treats.

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FAQs

Q: How does a virtual class happen?

A: Wilton Virtual Classes will be conducted using MindBody Livestream, a video teaching platform. Instructions for using the platform will be sent to you in advance of your session.

Q: Who will be teaching these classes?

A: Your live online classes will be taught by a member of the Wilton Education Team. These full-time Wilton employees are tenured professionals with extensive teaching and cake decorating experience.

Q: Will I need any supplies for my class?

A: Yes – a basic supply list can be found with the class description above. This is a hands-on class where you will receive coaching and feedback from the instructor in real time as you decorate together. Supplies can be purchased online at https://www.wilton.com/virtual-class-supplies/, on Amazon or at your local Walmart or JoAnn store.

Q: How much does it cost?

A: Individual one-on-one classes are $35. Group classes with no more than four students are $20 per person. Cost of supplies will vary by class.

Q: Do I need to get others to join me for a group class?

A: You can, but it isn’t necessary. There will be four spots available for the class. You can invite others to sign up for the same class or make new friends with others who sign up.

Q: How long is each class?

A: Each Wilton live online session will be one hour long. Due to scheduling limits for instructors, all classes will have a hard stop at 1 hour.

Q: Are these classes available in Spanish or other languages besides English?

A: At this time, Wilton Live Online classes are limited to English only.

Q: What will I learn?

A: The class topics currently available are How to Ice a Cake Smooth, How to Make a Wilton Rose, Buttercream Decorating Basics, How to Make Basic Buttercream Flowers, Cakes with Fondant Flair, Painting with Buttercream, Colorful Stars & Rosettes Cake, Summer Fruit Cookies, and Succulent Garden Cupcakes.

Q: Can I sign up for more than one class?

A: Yes, you can sign up for as many classes as you would like.

Q: What if I cannot make a class once I have registered?

A: You may cancel your registration to email wiltonschool@wilton.com in order to cancel your registration.

Q: Can I get a refund if I have to cancel a class?

A: A full refund will be given if you cancel at least 48 hours in advance.

Q: How far in advance do I need to sign up for a class?

A: You will need to sign up at least 48 hours in advance. Any class that does not meet the minimum enrollment at least 48 hours in advance of the start time will be canceled. If a class is canceled due to low enrollment, you will be issued a full refund.

Q: What browsers can I use for registration and attending the class?

A: The registration and livestream systems are compatible with the following browsers:

  • Chrome – Version 78 or higher
  • Chrome Android Mobile
  • Firefox – Version 72
  • Safari – Version 13 or higher
  • Safari iOS Mobile – Version 13 or higher

Microsoft Edge is not supported by the system.

Q: Is there a waitlist if the class I want is full?

A: Yes. If the class you want is full, you can add your name to the waitlist by emailing wiltonschool@wilton.com. You will be notified if there is a cancellation and your name is next on the list.

Q: What if I need to learn something different than what the classes offer?

A: At this time, Wilton live online classes are limited to the listed techniques. If there is a technique you’d like us to include in future offerings, please email your suggestion to wiltoneducationalmarketing@wilton.com. Be sure to check our YouTube channel for instructional videos on the topic of your choice.

Q: What if I need more help than the class provides?

A: As your instructor guides you through your class, she will provide tips and suggestions to help you continue practicing on your own. In addition, you will receive a follow up email after your session that includes a list of resources to further assist you.

Q: I’m not available during the listed days and times, can I still request a class?

A: Not at this time. But please email us at wiltoneducationalmarketing@wilton.com and let us know what times and days you would like to see classes scheduled. Your feedback will help us in scheduling future classes.

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