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Beginners Guide To Layer Cake From Scratch And Cake Decorating
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This course is designed for those interested to learn the basics of baking a perfect layer cake, making and applying Swiss meringue buttercream, and applying fresh flowers as cake decoration.

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Hello! My name is Maryam Khan and I am a blogger and YouTube content creator for my brand Cakes by MK, based in New Zealand.

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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • Cake artists
  • Baking enthusiasts

What you’ll learn: 

  • Bake a delicious and moist cake 
  • Make Swiss meringue buttercream
  • Apply a crumb coat and final coat of buttercream 
  • Apply a chocolate ganache drip to a cake
  • Safely apply fresh flowers to a cake


  • No prior knowledge is required to take this course

Have you ever seen a gorgeous layer cake, and wondered how the layers are so perfect, or how beautifully smooth the buttercream is? 

In this course, I’ll be breaking down the process of making a professional layer cake step-by-step, so that you can confidently take on the challenge of making your own layer cake! 

Though this is considered a beginner’s course, the course does get progressively more difficult, with some techniques towards the end of the course being relevant to more advanced students as well. 

I have also carefully crafted detailed notes of each step for you to use with extra tips and recipes, so that you can always have something to refer to.

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned how to make a professional-looking layer cake.

10 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

Get started today and learn more about making a layer cake.

Course Curriculum

Section 1 - Layer Cake From Scratch
Introduction 00:00:00
Course Resources 00:00:00
Equipment 00:00:00
Prepping Cake Tins 00:00:00
Cake Batter 00:00:00
Depanning Cakes 00:00:00
Buttercream 00:00:00
Simple Syrup 00:00:00
Levelling Cake Layers 00:00:00
Crumb Coat 00:00:00
Final Coat 00:00:00
Adding a Drip 00:00:00
Adding Fresh Flowers 00:00:00
Class Project 00:00:00

Course Review


1 Ratings
  1. Jennifer Danenberg June 13, 2021 at 21:13 PM

    Loved it!


    It was so interesting and informative!!!