Wilton Cake decorating Course 3 – 4th day Update

I have fond memories when I took the course 3 classes in Wilton cake decorating. I love that the flowers I made with gumpaste really turned out what I want them to be. For some reason, it’s easy to manipulate gum paste than butter cream. I learned that it really helps that you will be able to make many flowers after you take each day of the class.

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Here’s the final cake I made in the course 3 class.

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I made the inside cake from scratch and it was the midnight dark chocolate cake with german chocolate filling from the old Betty Crocker bantam recipe book. The white and chocolate fondant were pre-made or commercial that I bought from Wilton. The instructor said that the Wilton fondant has really improved over the years. I must say I’m happy that it doesn’t need too much kneading and that it’s easily playable. I really wish I could make my own fondant and gumpaste someday as the commercial ones are very expensive. For 24 oz of Wilton white fondant, it costs $7.29 and if you choose the colored ones, it’s $4-5 more. For 1 pound of Wilton gumpaste, it costs $10.99.

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I wasn’t able to take the 3rd day of this class as my husband and I have to attend a Bible conference. But before the second day begin, I made sure I made 3 of each carnations, mums and daisies which will be the flowers to be covered on the 3rd day class. I showed them to our instructor. I’m glad she liked how mine turned out. So I was confident to make more when I went home.

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I was able to make 1 dozen of each mums, carnations, daisies, red and pink roses and calla lilies. There are times my hands felt tired but it’s worth it. I really had fun and enjoyed learning new cake decorating techniques. Check out my post of the 1st and 2nd day updates here.

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Here’s me holding my Course 3 certificate of the Wilton Method of Cake decorating. Smiles.

I encourage you too to join a Wilton cake decorating class near you!

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33 Responses to Wilton Cake decorating Course 3 – 4th day Update

  1. Marina says:

    Thank You Anak for your response in my facebook. Regards to Ted and to my little boys, George and Vince. I missed them so much.

    I like your flowers in the fondant cake. I am so proud of you.

    I met a lady last week and she told me she was your classmate in the elementary grade at Holy Spirit School in Tagbilaran City.

  2. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    You’re doing such a great job! I love all your frosting designs.

  3. Gorgeous! I would love to take a class like this — everything you’ve made is so beautiful!

  4. aimee fauci says:

    I never knew they had Wilton Decorating classes! I’m amazed at how easy it looks but I know it’s not easy.. Mine never turn out pretty.

  5. Nicole says:

    You’re doing awesome! Even as a professional cake decorator, I can’t do roses nicely. They hurt my hand so bad.

  6. Jeanine says:

    Wow I would love to do this! I can’t decorate any baking I do I’m so awful!

  7. coolchillmom says:

    oh wow, that is impressive! what a great cake decoraction!
    congrats on doing so well with the flowers. I would love to learn

  8. Sarah Bailey says:

    Oh wow congratulations what some beautiful looking cakes you have decorated as well. x

  9. Those flowers are beautiful and I know they are very hard to create. My daughter loves doing this although she isn’t going to school for it. That would be nice.

  10. becca says:

    Wow you are doing so good. I love the cake you made.

  11. Lesley says:

    What great cake decorations you’ve made. We love Wilton Cake pans too, they have the best molds.

  12. Those mums and carnations are AMAZING!!! You really have quite the talent for this!

  13. Jennifer Williams says:

    Those are stunning. I have always wanted to take a class and have not hat the opportunity. You are making me want to find the time.

  14. You’re getting so good at this. I imagine all your family is asking you to decorate cakes for them.

  15. Amber NElson says:

    I don’t know if I could do this. You are doing great though!

  16. I have always wanted to learn to decorate cake and cupcake better. Maybe someday 🙂

  17. Annie says:

    You are really getting good at this cake decorating. Kudos to you!

  18. Caitlin says:

    WOW!!! You are seriously one talented lady! Keep up the good work!

  19. Pam says:

    That is a beautiful cake and you did an amazing job! I bet you are in high demand with your family and friends to make all of their cakes.

  20. Amanda Love says:

    You did a great job with that icing. I would love to take one of these classes. I have an aunt who does amazing job decorating cakes and I’ve always wanted to learn how to.

  21. Mistee Dawn says:

    That is so cool. I definitely want to take these classes. I love making cakes.

  22. Liz Mays says:

    You’re totally inspiring me to take a class myself and learn how to make these lovelies! You are talented!

  23. Dee says:

    You are doing great! I LOVE taking the Wilton classes. I would love to do another.

  24. Stephen S. says:

    Great post. I love this cake decorating tutorial. I learned a lot. I will share this to my friends.
    Thanks for posting this.

  25. So amazing how real your flowers look! I should try taking a class in January after the crazy holidays.

  26. Nikki says:

    Beautiful flowers! I really love the daisies, they’re my favorite flower and yours came out lovely.

  27. Emily P. says:

    Those flowers are beautiful! I wish I could do that!

  28. Debra says:

    This was my favorite class to take! So much fun!

  29. Rosey says:

    Seriously, if I could do this I would never leave the house. I’d just be baking all of the time. 🙂 My cake decorating skills are non-existent, to say the least. 😉

  30. Your cake looks fantastic! I have been wanting to take cake decorating classes. I love baking and I’m pretty good at it, if I do say so myself. My issue comes with the decorating. I am so bad at it and all of my baked goods come out tasting amazing, but looking, well, not so amazing.

  31. The cake looks beautiful! I’ve always wanted to take some of these classes!

  32. Viccy Howe says:

    Congratulations on your certificate! Your creations look amazing!
    I’ve always wanted to learn how to rose frosting on cupcakes x

  33. Those flowers are beautiful. I wish I was this talented!

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