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Learn online with
The Wilton School!

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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30-Minute Classes

Costs for the 30-minute classes are:
Individual - $20.00, Group (max 4) - $10.00

Decorating Basics Course

Decorating Basics

Make stunning cakes in no time once you learn simple decorating techniques like dots, stars, leaves and rosettes. Your instructor will teach the basics of working with bags and tips, about icing consistency, and how to put these techniques together.

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The Wilton Rose

The 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 how to use a bag and tip and each step to creating a beautiful rose.

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60-Minute Classes

Costs for 60-minute classes are:
Individual - $40.00, Group (max 4) - $20.00

How to Ice a Cake Course

How to Ice a Cake

Do you find it challenging to get a smooth finish on your iced cakes? Let our instructor show you how to achieve smooth coverage on your cakes. You will learn to add a crumb coat and two methods to put icing on the cake. Then we’ll show you the tips to getting that smooth finish.

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Royal Icing decorated cookies for Course

Easy Cookie Decorating

Learn how to transform a basic cookie into a colorful, edible work of art. Your instructor will show you how to achieve the proper icing consistency needed to ice cookies smooth with the flow-in method and teach you how to create trendy designs using the dragging technique.

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Pretzels and cookies dipped in Candy Melts Candy

Decorating with Candy

Get creative and satisfy your sweet tooth with these easy candy techniques.
Our instructor will show you how to use Wilton Candy Melts to dip, drizzle, mold, and make candy bark for any occasion.

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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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The Wilton Rose piped on ice cream cone cupcakes

The Wilton Rose - Group Class

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 how to use a bag and tip and each step to creating a beautiful rose.

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How to pipe cake borders

Piping Cake Borders

Dress-up the side, top or bottom of your cakes with the latest trendy icing borders. Our instructor will teach you about icing consistency and each step to creating a shell, reverse shell, spiral, braided and swirl border.

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Round cake piped with stars and rosettes to look like flowers

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. Our instructor will teach you 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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Cakes with piped buttercream that looks like woven yarn

Woven Look Piping

Dress up your cakes and cookies with a woven look. Our instructor will teach you 8 techniques including the basketweave pattern, 2 different stitches, as well as the braided and rope borders. Combine the techniques to create the look of a warm and cozy knitted sweater or a boho look complete with tassels.

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Lambeth-style cake decorated with buttercream dots, fleur de lis, swags.

The Lambeth Method

Learn to decorate your cakes with a modern take on the classic Lambeth Method of decorating. You will learn seven techniques that can be used to create your own version of a Lambeth style cake. In addition, you will learn how to layer the techniques to create lovely swags and borders, perfect for dressing up a cake for any occasion.

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90-Minute Classes

Cost for 90-minute classes are:
Individual - $60.00, Group (max 4) - $30.00

Round cake with sides covered in a variety of sprinkles and topped with buttercream rosettes

Sprinkle Cake

There’s nothing more fun than sprinkles on a cake. In this class you will work with your instructor to completely cover the sides of your cake with the sprinkles. Then you’ll top off your cake with one of our easy border techniques, plus, you guessed it, more sprinkles!

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White, round cake with buttercream stripes

Striped Cakes

Learn how to add big, bold stripes to your cakes for a pop of color, then smooth them out for that finished look. You will also learn how to pipe a rope border to top off your cake in style.

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Star cookies being cut out of sugar cookie dough with star-shaped cookie cutters

Cut-Out Cookie Baking

Prepare for the holiday cookie season with this course! Learn how to bake the perfect cut-out sugar cookies for any occasion, or just for fun. You will work along with the instructor to mix, roll, cut, and bake cookies. The instructor will also give you tips on storing and decorating your cookies.

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Fall buttercream flowers on top of a white and navy striped cake

Piping Fall Flowers

Dress up your treats for any occasion with beautiful fall flowers piped in buttercream or royal icing. Our instructor will teach you about icing consistency and how to use a flower and lily nail, along with each step to create a ranunculus, zinnia, sunflower, dahlia, and gladiola.

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Three cakes decorated with buttercream peonies, roses, and dogwood flowers

Piping Spring Flowers

Your treats are sure to impress with beautifully piped buttercream flowers or royal icing flowers. Our instructor will teach about icing consistency and the spatula striping color technique, along with each step to create a lily of the valley, tulip, English rose, dogwood, and peony.

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White buttercream cake with red buttercream poppies

Piping Buttercream Flowers

Our instructor will teach you about icing consistency, how to use a bag and tip, and steps to create a hydrangea, sweet pea, daisy, carnation, and apple blossom. You will also learn coloring techniques like spatula and bag striping.

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Q: How does a virtual class work?

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 Wilton trained instructors. These instructors have 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: Tuition for classes is based on the length of the class and whether it is a one on one or group class. See above. 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: Classes vary in length depending on the class. We offer 30-minute, 60-minute, and 90-minute classes. Due to scheduling limits for instructors, all classes will have a hard stop at their designated time.

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

A: Yes, our virtual classes are available in English and Spanish. The language the class is taught in is clearly noted in the class title.

Q: What will I learn?

A: The 30-minute class topics currently available are: Buttercream Basics and Learn the Wilton Rose. The 60-minute topics available are: Ice a Cake, Buttercream Painting, Easy Cookie Decorating, and Candy Basics. Our 90-minute classes include: Buttercream Flowers, Wrapped Buttercream Transfer, Ladybug Love Cupcakes, and Dogs & Cats Cupcakes.

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

A: You will need to sign up at least 3 business days in advance. Any class that does not meet the minimum enrollment at least 3 days prior to the start time will be canceled by Wilton.

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

A: Yes. If the class you want is full, contact 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 and Wilton.com for how to pages on many additional techniques.

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: We cannot guarantee that we can offer classes outside of what is scheduled. Please email us at wiltoneducationalmarketing@wilton.com and let us know what time and day you would like to see classes scheduled. We will see if any of our instructors are available to meet your request.

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

A: A refund will be given if you cancel at least 1 full business day in advance. Please contact wiltonschool@wilton.com or call 630-810-2888 to cancel.

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

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