the BASICS of CAKE course

Everything you need to know to make the perfect cake, every step of the way from mixing to serving!

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This course is designed for anyone who wants to perfect the taste and appearance of their cakes, whether you’re a complete beginner or you’ve been baking and decorating cakes for a while but want to improve the basic foundation of your cake.

In 10 Modules, this course covers the absolute basics of how to mix, bake, assemble, frost, store, transport and serve a cake.

You can watch the modules whenever you choose and download or print the included recipes and quick reference guides (handouts for each module with photos and descriptions of every step). Using clear explanations, extensive examples and step by step instructions, you'll finish the course confident about your ability to make the perfect cake!

Here's what students are saying about this course:

"I love it! You are very good at teaching every single detail I am so happy! Thanks for creating amazing content!" - Claudia, Montreal

"Im loving this course because it breaks it down to the basics and the instructor is very informative and understandable. I'm excited all over again about taking my baking to another level because I will have the basics covered and can troubleshoot when there are errors." - Jenifer A.

"This course is amazing and best suited for beginers and quite a fresh up for home bakers. All the steps are clearly specified and explained beautifully. Never regret for buying this course and I did learn a lot from this course. Its amazingly good to learn such lot of things within an hour and 47 minutes." - Saranya

“It is very dynamic and clear. Thank you!” - Marlie, Mexico City

"AWESOME COURSE. I have been making cakes for a very long time and I still learnt valuable information. You can never stop learning." - Tamara D.

"Really good to have a refresh and walk through on all the basics again, really helpful hints and tips too! Will keep referring to this course for months/years to come!" - Abbie

"Your information was straight forward and understandable. I will be taking your next course on 10 cake decorating techniques! Thank you!!" Theresa, Indiana

"it was a nice basic course and since i had almost no knowledge i was impressed that how the chef here made it look so easy i highly recommend this course to anyone who wants to know the small yet important basics for their cake journey" - Yashdeep

"I am so happy I took this course. amazing and very detailed" - Taleisha H.

"Easy to follow. Crystal clear explaination" - Andhita K

"It was really informative and as an intermediate baker, I feel more confident on baking and decorating my next cake. I would happily suggest this course for the beginners, because it is very informative and interesting too. Thank you for the tiny details Emily." - Vuppalapati T.

"It was excellent. well explaned, and good demonstration" - Elizabeth H.

"Awesome explanation throughout the course" - Iram S.

"I really enjoyed the class and will be using a lot of your techniques to make my cakes look more beautiful and smooth. Thank you for your time , knowledge , and patients , you were a big help to me and encouraged me to keep trying. Continue to be blessed and a blessing." - Anonymous review

"I just took your Basic Cake class and it was WONDERFUL!" - Stephanie, USA

"Very detailed yet simple to understand and follow along. I appreciate the printable. Well worth it!" - Karen, USA

Course Curriculum


  Module 3: Baking a Cake
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Your Instructor


Emily Friend
Emily Friend

With over 10 years of cake decorating experience and a background in teaching, Emily breaks down each technique into manageable steps, focusing on the little details and troubleshooting what can go wrong and how to fix it!


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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