Modern Geometric Cake Tutorial

Skill level: Intermediate

Our latest tutorial is designed by none other than Jessica Phan and is a sure-win modern cake design.

Learn how to create a geometric cake with clean buttercream and ganache stripes, a wild geometric frill pattern and an adorable stained-glass bear face cake topper. This cake is perfect for the modern design lover and offers several tips and techniques to achieve different geometric looks.

32:03 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • How to make an intricate modern geometric cake design
  • Learn how to create a stained-glass bear cake topper
  • How to get geometric patterns and shapes on a tier
  • Learn how to get perfect stripes on a cake tier without fondant

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Making the gumpaste triangles 1:01
  2. Prepping the bear topper gumpaste 6:54
  3. Adding triangles to cake 8:12
  4. Coloring the ganache 13:00
  5. Adding stripes to buttercream 13:50
  6. Preparing the ganache tier 16:49
  7. Making the bear cake topper 17:21
  8. Adding the isomalt 23:44
  9. Making the cake topper base 25:46
  10. Measuring & placing supports 28:05
  11. Finishing geometric texture 28:42
  12. Finishing touches 30:41