Class Description

For lovers of all things beautiful. This tutorial demystifies the techniques of painting gorgeous buttercream roses onto cake! Each flower, rosebud & leaf is broken down into step-by-step brushstrokes with practice templates provided so you can hone your craft and eventually paint free-hand. Learn how to paint front angle roses, side angle roses, buds & leaves to create a luscious buttercream rose foliage. Furthermore, the buttercream painting techniques & tips provided will equip you to further improvise new designs onto your own creations. With a few simple tools & materials, this course will arm you with the artistic skills to create truly one-of-a-kind masterpieces. One-time enrolment will gain you lifetime access; so you can watch and rewatch this tutorial as many times as you please at your own pace. Get ready to stand out from the pack and master these incredible ‘Buttercream Painting’ Rose techniques.

Class Overview


Course Outline

Part 1 
Learn the best type of buttercream for painting on cakes including how to colour and prep your buttercream for painting.

Part 2 
Follow Amanda as she shows you each individual brushstroke to paint open, front angle roses with buttercream. Utilise the Practice Templates provided in this course to practice these strokes following these step-by-step instructions.

Part 3
Here, Amanda shows you a variation to painting a rose from a side angle. Follow these detailed instructions to create gorgeous side angle roses with the Practice Templates included.

Part 4 
To add a realistic touch to your roses, learn how to paint delicate rose buds to fill in the spaces of your rose cluster.

Part 5
The last finishing touch – the leaves. Here, Amanda shows you how to create large two-tone leaves, medium leaves and smaller filler leaves as a final flourish to frame your buttercream roses.

Part 6
Amanda will show you how to paint a full rose scene onto an actual buttercream cake. Tips & tricks to achieving a stunning finish will be provided throughout this section. Learn how to place and position the various elements of front angle roses, side angle roses, buds & leaves to create a visually stunning buttercream rose painted cake.

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What Students are Saying

5 star rating

Awesome recipe

soumya Gautham


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Painted Buttercream Rose Cake Tutorial

Christelle Mouton

Excellant tutorial. Details shows all the steps to follow. Eager to start practising!

Excellant tutorial. Details shows all the steps to follow. Eager to start practising!

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Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee is a multi-award winning cake decorator and instructor based in Adelaide, Australia. Evolving from a classical French patisserie background, she established Sugar Sugar Cakes as a means of exploring her passion for the arts through cake. Her signature style features avant-garde elements finished with a contemporary edge; best known for her painted cakes, modern wedding cakes & sculpted works. She has had the pleasure of being featured in Cake Masters, Brides of Adelaide Magazine, Cake! Magazine as well as numerous blogs and websites. Empowering cake decorators with contemporary cake skills and business knowledge is the main vision of Sugar Sugar Cakes, and Amanda sees this through by providing weekly Blog posts, live classes, online tutorials, private classes & mentorship to the vast cake community.