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Cake Decorating 4-H Project Area

Creativity can be a piece of cake! Through this project you will learn the skills to start making cakes for parties and events. It starts with knowing the basics like simple borders, decorations, and cake molds. Then it advances to lace and lattice work, tiered cakes, special icings and, finally, advanced flowers.

What You Can Learn:

  • Prepare icing to use for borders, drop flowers and lettering
  • Experiment with different decorating tips
  • Learn about professional cake decorating equipment
  • Decorate with borders, flowers, leaves and letters

Project Levels

  • Level 1: Beginning Cake Decorating—let’s begin.
  • Level 2: Intermediate Cake Decorating—flat surface flowers, roses, and layer cakes.
  • Level 3: Advanced Cake Decorating—stacked cakes, side decorations, lily nail flowers, and more flowers.
  • Level 4: Master Cake Decorating—design your own.

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