Floral Buttercream Cakes

Floral Buttercream Cakes



Learn how to create delicious window-display-worthy buttercream cakes for your friends, clients and loved ones, with the Floral Buttercream Cakes course. This intermediate course is designed for those who have basic knowledge of cake decorating and baking and is ideal for those who want to set up a cake decorating business.

In this instructional video course, you will master a wide range of cake decorating techniques, from painting with buttercream gels to piping and frosting. You will also learn about the art of buttercream embroidery, to make elegant cakes that will really wow. This course covers essential topics such as pattern design, colour themes and design concepts, to bring out your creative side and turn your passion into a profitable business.

Highlights of the Floral Buttercream Cakes course :

  • Earn an endorsed qualification in Floral Buttercream Cake Design
  • Sharpen your cake baking and decorating skills with expert instructional videos
  • Learn how to make delicious buttercream cakes with traditional floral designs
  • Master advanced piping, frosting and brush embroidery techniques, with step-by-step instructions
  • Explore a wide range of design concepts, pattern designs and colour themes for creating window-display-worthy cakes
  • Familiarise with the professional tools and equipment required to bake and decorate buttercream cakes
  • Learn how to create striking flowers, stems and leaves, to enhance your cake designs
  • Explore the different types of piped flowers and learn how to create each one

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Online study materials
  • Video lessons


Endorsed Certification from ABC Awards

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new qualification. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £79. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that One Education has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by One Education to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for ABC endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. 

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.

After passing the assignment exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

Why Study This Course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an endorsed qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Floral Buttercream Cakes course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

Introduction- Welcome!
Introduction- Welcome! 00:02:00
Preparation 00:30:00
Practice Surfaces 00:04:00
Building Rectangular or Square Cakes
Building 00:06:00
Crumb Coat 00:03:00
Frosting Smooth 00:10:00
Brush Embroidery Cake
Practice 00:05:00
Pattern Design 00:03:00
Transfer the Design 00:04:00
Piping on the Cake 00:06:00
Finishing Touches 00:05:00
Wildflower Cake
Misty Watercolor 00:06:00
Green Meadow 00:05:00
Painting Trees 00:05:00
Adding Luster 00:03:00
Painting Flowers 00:06:00
Piping Stems 00:02:00
Piping the Wildflowers 00:04:00
Piping Little Leaves 00:03:00
Piping the Crown 00:03:00
Finishing Touches 00:04:00
Piped Flowers
Piped Flower Design 00:05:00
Tools for Piped Flowers 00:03:00
The Rose 00:06:00
Peony Buds 00:03:00
The Dahlia 00:09:00
The English Rose 00:04:00
Piped Leaves 00:05:00
Piped Flower Cake
Building the Cake 00:05:00
Placing Flowers 00:07:00
Trailing Stems 00:02:00
Berry Clusters 00:03:00
Adding the Leaves 00:04:00
Final Touches 00:04:00
Thank You! 00:02:00
Resources 00:01:00
Assignment – Floral Buttercream Cakes Unlimited
Order Your Certificate
Order Your Certificate 00:00:00



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