Cake Baking 101
Looking for the latest blog tips,
finding the perfect cake,
or a way to up your calligraphy game?
We'll help you find something amazing ✨

Tessa Huff

Chef + Artist

BEGINNER Skill Level

33 MINS Duration

Learn to decorate a three-layer cake, step-by-step. At the end of this class, you’ll have a delicious vanilla buttercream cake with a colorful, modern fondant design, perfect for any occasion.

Pastry chef Tessa Huff will teach you everything you need to know about cake baking and decorating in this e-class. You’ll learn about basic cake baking equipment, ingredients, and the methods required for baking a cake from scratch. Not to mention, you’ll whip up a batch of homemade buttercream and learn how to fill and frost your three-layer cake with tips to execute a smooth, professional finish. To top it off, you’ll learn to decorate your cake for any celebration using a beautiful, modern fondant embellishment design.

Oh, by the way, once you purchase the class, we’ll send a confirmation with a link to watch the class. Your access never expires, and you can continue to access the class from the email link or from your Orders page.

Explore more creative courses available 24/7 from our resident experts with our All-Access Pass that offers 120+ courses (but doesn't include the cooking and baking courses) or get started today with our B+C Baking + Cooking Bundle that includes 45+ cooking courses for $10/month!

All you need to take this course are the supplies listed below and the class worksheets, prepared by Tessa, that are available for download after purchase.


  • Mixing Bowls
  • Stainer
  • Cake Sifter
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Measuring Cups
  • Rubber Spatulas
  • Large Offset Spatula
  • Serrated Knife
  • Pastry Bag
  • Round Pastry Tips
  • Round Cake Pan - 8 inches (3)
  • Turntable
  • Cake Drum
  • Bench Scraper
  • Toothpicks
  • Small Rolling Pins
  • Baking Mat
  • Cake Boards
  • Electric Stand with Paddle Attachment
  • Cake Flour - 3 cups
  • Granulated Sugar - 2 cups
  • 6 Large Eggs
  • Whole Milk - 1 1/2 cups
  • Vanilla Bean Paste or Extract - 1 tablespoon
  • Unsalted Butter, Softened - 1 cup
  • Baking Powder - 1 tablespoon and 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt - 3/4 teaspoon
  • Non-Stick Spray


  • Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Recipe
  • Vanilla Butter Cake Recipe

Cake Baking 101

Learn how to decorate a three-layer cake with a colorful, modern fondant design.

Purchase this course individually

Please note you will not be refunded if you decide to upgrade to our B+C All Access Pass or B+C Baking + Cooking Bundle.


Get access to this course & many more baking and cooking courses! Learn More

$10 / MONTH

No fees. Cancel anytime.

Recent Reviews

  • Great Class

    OMG this is the exact class I needed so I can bake some stuff for Christmas.

More From Food

Jam-Making Online Class

Learn how to preserve fruit in small batches with just a handful of ingredients.



Beer Brewing Online Class

Learn how to brew your very own batch of beer.



Cake Baking 101

Learn how to decorate a three-layer cake with a colorful, modern fondant design.



Cake Decorating

Learn how to make a show-stopping cake of your dreams.



Cookie Decorating

Learn how to tame royal icing with the Marisol Morley of Tiny Kitchen Treats.



Keep Learning With Us

Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up with new classes, sales, Brit's recent musings and more!

Food Instructors