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Rated 5 out of 5
December 5, 2022

I’ve took the course and everything was much more easier, I’ve learned so much. I truly recommend it. Just love it!

Adriana Maldonado Rodero

Such great buttercream

Rated 5 out of 5
December 3, 2022

I love it. So do my customers! Win win!

Kirsten Cameron


Rated 5 out of 5
December 2, 2022

I love this whole course! I use the recipes time and time again for birthday cakes and other occasions and it’s been such a blessing to find something so easy to use and so delicious. Highly recommend to anyone!


For me the most important thing about this course was how to make more in less time, and also a very important thing is the decoration instructions.

Rated 4 out of 5
December 2, 2022

It is a really good buttercream recipe, i am a little on the sweeter side that this recipe but for people who dont like sweet cakes it is just perfect.

I live in Mexico, so a really important thing for me is how my customers like and prefer flavors, which is something i found lately in courses of other places in the world, the taste is great but also you need to understand your customers and what it is preferred in your region.

Carla Hoffmann P.


Rated 5 out of 5
December 2, 2022

If you looking for a course where written material and videos are easy to follow and constantly updated with invaluable information then this one is for you!


Best buttercream recipe

Rated 5 out of 5
December 2, 2022

The buttercream recipe is the best. Never have a fail. So tasty and not too sweet either

Mandy Burns




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Hey there, I’m Thao.

I get it.

I understand how hard it is to learn on your own.

I did the same thing ten years ago, teaching myself how to make cakes. I wasted years making many mistakes I could have easily avoided if  someone had just told me. Don’t get me wrong, I learned plenty from those mistakes BUT it was a long, lonely journey. Which is why I’m here, to shorten the journey for you so you don’t have to experience as many setbacks and frustrations as I did while striving to achieve mastery.

With over ten years experience in running a successful designer cake studio and teaching thousands of students to succeed, I have developed a start to finish buttercream cake making system that allows you to do LESS with more IMPACT.


Using this system, you’ll no longer have to second guess anything. I cut out all the cake world fluff and give you precise yet simple instructions to effectively cut your time in the kitchen in half and consistently produce stunning, modern buttercream masterpieces!  Everything you’ll ever need in one place plus industry tips and tricks no one else would tell you!

This system will help you to STOP feeling overwhelmed, tired, dreadful.

Instead, you’ll start to approach every single cake you make with excitement, passion and best of all, CONFIDENCE.

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You will need some basic cake making equipment if you don’t already have them. These are: a stand-mixer, a cake turntable, a cake scraper and offset spatulas. Inside the course, we give you a list of tools, equipment and supplies we recommend, including budget & investment options as well as what not to waste your $$ on. You can start slow, and build up your investment of tools as you go. 

The course contains video, presentations and written materials that have been thoroughly prepared for you to be able to consume in your own time. There is no live aspect to the course except the support. When you ask a question in the course or in the FB group, you’ll get an answer from Thao and other fellow students in real time. 

You can enroll now to take advantage of the limited time offer and start the course whenever you’re ready. It is a self-paced course, which means you can go through it at a pace that suits YOU. The plus side is, it doesn’t matter when you do the course, your access to lifetime support is there when you need it. 

DTC cakes are similar in texture to butter or pound cakes, somewhere in the middle between a sponge and a mud cake. They are not too heavily dense nor too light, a perfect structure to team with buttercream.

At DTC, nothing is just a recipe. Vanilla cake recipes are aplenty on the Internet. What makes ours special is the fact that it forms the basis for a whole entire baking system. If the vanilla cake on its own is a 10, the whole DTC baking system is a 100. Everything we teach form a cohesive system that are designed to give you ‘long term’ success. For this reason, the DTC Vanilla Cake isn’t available as a standalone recipe. 

However, if you would like to try one of our cake recipes, check out The Perfect Chocolate Cake. 

The vanilla cake recipe is the same in both courses. However, The Versatile Baker goes into much more depth about the recipe itself in terms of purpose, adaptability and flavour making system. Think of Buttercream Cake Mastery as your one stop shop to learn about how to make a modern buttercream cake from start to finish and The Versatile Baker as a more specialised study about baking and flavour making.

The DTC buttercream recipe is our unique recipe, based from a French buttercream recipe and uses whole eggs. The techniques taught in this course can be applied with Italian meringue and Swiss Meringue buttercream for comparable results. 

Similar to the DTC Vanilla cake recipe, our DTC buttercream recipe, although extremely silky and delicious, isn’t just a recipe. It forms part of an entire buttercream cake making system. Having the recipe alone won’t give you the long term, lasting results you deserve. You need our whole buttercream system for that. 

Buttercream Cake Mastery helps you build the right modern buttercream cake making foundation. It is an A-Z course that covers baking as one of its modules (DTC vanilla cake recipe included). However, The Versatile Baker goes into a lot more depth regarding the science behind the baking process and the DTC baking system. The only overlapping information between the two courses are the DTC Vanilla Cake recipe and some basic baking knowledge.

For a comprehensive comparison of the two courses, click here.

Our team has worked extremely hard to ensure that the content included in this course is as detailed and beneficial to as many people as possible. However, we do understand that everyone’s learning style is different. This is why we offer a 7 Day Money Back Guarantee. You can take a look around the course, check out our PDFs and videos to familiarise yourself with our teaching method. If you decide that this course isn’t for you, just send us an email within 7 days of purchasing the course. We will ask you to complete a short questionnaire and then process your refund.  Simple as that!

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