Cake Decorating (Advanced): Cake Critters for Teens FLEX w/ live option

Graduates of my Beautiful Buttercream class can take their cake decorating skills to the next level with desserts featuring Swiss meringue, Russian buttercream, chocolate mousse ermine buttercream, the infamous mirror glaze cake, and more!
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Completed by 12 learners

No live meetings

Over 4 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon May 30

May 30 - Jun 24 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time

Mon Jun 27

Jun 27 - Jul 22 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time

Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

I am a professional baker who has been teaching confectionery arts on Outschool for three years now.  I have loved baking since I was the age of most of my learners!  In fact, in class you’ll see my beloved KitchenAid stand mixer that was my 12th birthday present and is still a total workhorse to this day!  

When my kids were young I decided to take some cake decorating classes to ensure my kids always had show-stopping cakes at their parties.  Over time it blossomed into a career beyond my wildest dreams.  I operated a bakery for a number of years and eventually transitioned into this ultra-fulfilling role as a confectionery arts teacher.  

I love seeing the creativity, patience, and precision that goes into each learner’s work.  However, I also love seeing them manage a project from start to finish.  I am proud of them when they are faced with a setback in their project and they calmly make a plan B.  I enjoy watching them interact in the virtual classroom as they learn from one another and provide feedback/compliments on the work of their peers.  There is so much more to cake decorating than just cake.  (((Although as an invested parent it is your responsibility to partake in eating their delicious homework – haha!)))  These learners grow in so many ways throughout class and it is a blessing to participate in that process.  

I am so excited for this opportunity to create with your learner.
 1 file available upon enrollment
A very detailed supply list will be available to you upon enrollment. It is in the classroom and attached to the welcome post. Please let me know if you have any questions as you prepare for class. Fondant Supplies: Learners who have taken Fantastic Fondant will likely have all of these items on hand already. If you're new to fondant, you'll need - small rolling pin, Satin Ice fondant, cornstarch, pizza cutter. Learners will need to make a boxed cake mix each week and enough buttercream to complete our project. Buttercream ingredients are as following - butter, powdered sugar, heavy whipping cream, and vanilla extract. Participants will need the following piping tips (all Wilton) - 32, 233, 104, leaf tip (your choice), 1M, 1A, and 12. As you can see, our critters are colorful and vibrant. Class participants are not required to stick to the color palettes I have used in the video, but will need gel colors on hand to create their own colorful cake critters.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.


Meagan TauberHomeschool mom working everyday to inspire a lifelong love of learning!
616 total reviews
402 completed classes

About Me


I am a homeschool mom of 3 with lots of teaching experience.  Prior to my homeschool career, I worked as a corporate trainer for 10 years helping people master their craft... 
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