Cake decorating classes for all skill levels - online cake course

Want to grow your confidence as a cake decorator and learn some really achievable decorating tricks and techniques you can use again and again?

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Online Class: Buttercream Package



Online Class: Icing on the Cake



Icing on the Cake Package


The Buttercream Package: Learn the Core Skills - Stack, fill, crumb coat and


Bolt on! Heart & Swags - 6 ways with a round piping tip


Bolt on! Strawberry Fields


Bolt on! Glitter Cherry Cake (with piping)


Bolt on! Bed of Roses Cake Decorating Class


Bolt on! Caramel Drip Cake (with shell piping)


About Me

lilly_vanilli_school_lilySelf-taught, Lily has been described as one of Britain’s best-loved artisan bakers and the Queen of Cakes.  Since 2008 she has built an industry-leading brand with a pioneering approach to baking and running a food business.
She is the author of three best selling recipe books, co-founder of the industry-leading YBF Awards (now in its 10th year) and founder of the viral fundraising campaign #BakeForSyria. 
She recently opened a second store in Tbilisi, Georgia and in 2018 launched an afternoon tea concept in Nanjing, China.


“Guiding me through this is my baking guru, Lily Vanilli. Before the lockdown, I had taken a cake decorating class at her East London studio, which I highly recommend for anyone looking to learn how to evenly stack and ice a cake.”
Rosie Vogel, Vogue

“Lily Vanilli isn’t just a baker, she’s THE baker of London. Her decadent Regency-style cakes have taken over the capital, appearing at many fashion parties and celebrity birthdays. You probably have a handful saved on your Instagram too. And now you can attend a class and learn from Lily herself.”

“One of the most sought-after artisan bakers of her generation”

The Queen of baked goods
ES Magazine

“Lily Vanilli’s flights of fantasy have us grabbing our aprons”
British Vogue