How to Decorate Half and Half Cakes

Create eye-catching cakes by dividing them into different coloured and textured halves

In this course you’ll learn step by step how to divide the frosting on a cake neatly into two halves using a simple technique and minimal tools. You’ll use different colours and/or textures of buttercream to decorate the halves of the cake differently and then add finishing touches to the join between the two halves such as piping or sprinkles. BONUS LECTURE: you’ll learn from start to finish, step by step how to create a half and half cake divided into sprinkled and floral stripes.

What you’ll learn

  • How to decorate a cake with two different colours and/or textures of frosting.
  • How to decorate the join between the different frosting halves.
  • Step by step decoration of a cake with half sprinkled stripes and half piped flower stripes.

Course Content

  • How to Decorate Textured Half and Half Cakes –> 5 lectures • 13min.
  • Sprinkled/Floral Striped Half and Half Cake –> 6 lectures • 19min.

How to Decorate Half and Half Cakes

Requirements

  • You’ll need to be able to assemble a cake so that it’s ready to decorate but all of the decoration steps are covered in this course.

In this course you’ll learn step by step how to divide the frosting on a cake neatly into two halves using a simple technique and minimal tools. You’ll use different colours and/or textures of buttercream to decorate the halves of the cake differently and then add finishing touches to the join between the two halves such as piping or sprinkles. BONUS LECTURE: you’ll learn from start to finish, step by step how to create a half and half cake divided into sprinkled and floral stripes.