Abstract Buttercream Cake Live Tutorial

Wednesday, Aug 11

6-8pm EST

Streamed LIVE, recording and materials are available forever!

Meet Your Instructor

In this live tutorial, you'll learn:
Coloring Buttercream

How to mix up a beautiful, cohesive color palette for designing your cake

Abstract Icing

How to ice your cake with an abstract pattern with extra texture  and dimension

Rice Paper Sails

How to create rice paper sails for topping your cake, complete with gold accents

Finishing Touches

How to finish decorating your cake with your sails and extra gold and sprinkle elements

Liz's Recipes You'll Learn

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  • Liz's Vanilla Cake
  • Swiss Meringue Buttercream
  • Rice Paper Sails

Ingredients You'll Need

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  • Classic cake ingredients (butter, sugar, eggs, flour)
  • Buttercream ingredients (butter, sugar, egg whites)
  • Gel food coloring
  • Rice paper
  • Optional: gold luster, sprinkles

Tools You'll Need

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  • Stand mixer
  • 6" cake pans
  • Piping bags
  • Piping tip
  • Mixing bowls
  • Rubber spatulas

Register for a class and get:

Expert Instructor

With proven methods and years of experience to share! You'll be able to learn from them in real time.


Includes the recipes you’ll need, step x step instructions and even shopping and prep checklists for class!

Class Recording

All classes are steamed LIVE with a 2 camera view and recorded - the recording is yours to keep forever!

Baking Community

Classes take place in private FB groups so that students can connect, trade tips and succeed together. Welcome home!

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When is the live tutorial? Path Close
The live tutorial is happening Wednesday August 11th at 6pm EST. Don't worry if you can't join live though, the recording will be saved to the group FOREVER so you can watch and re-watch whenever you like!
How long is the live tutorial? Path Close
The live tutorial will run for approximately 2 and a half hours! We say approximately because sometimes baking and decorating can be unpredictable so class may run a little late, but we always do our best to stick to the allotted time :)
Any experience needed to join this class? Is it a beginner, intermediate, or advanced class? Path Close
This class is best suited to intermediate cake decorators, who already have a basic knowledge of cake decorating, but we welcome any skill level to join! Josie will guide you through the process step-by-step
Where is the live tutorial being held? Path Close
On Facebook! Once you purchase the class you'll be provided with a link and password to join the private Facebook group where you'll find your workbook, prep videos, and have access to your teacher to ask any questions you may have. Not to mention a community of people who are just as passionate as you are!
What ingredients will I need to participate? Path Close
You’ll need classic cake ingredients (butter, sugar, flour, etc.) icing sugar, egg whites, and gel food coloring. Once you register you'll receive a workbook that outlines everything you need in a convenient shopping list!
What equipment do I need to participate? Path Close
Along with an Internet connection you’ll need a stand mixer, cake pans, piping bags, and tips. Once you register you'll receive a workbook that outlines everything you need in a convenient shopping list!
Will I be able to ask questions during the live tutorial? Path Close
Absolutely! Ask all your burning cake questions and Liz will answer! There will be a member of the How To Cake It team in the live chat to make sure your questions all get answered :) If something comes up after the class you'll also have access to your teacher in the private Facebook group to ask away!
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Abstract Buttercream Cake with Liz Shim