Joanne Costa

Joanne Costa

Joanne’s love of pastry started with earning her Girl Scout baking badge! Since then, she has graduated from the French Culinary Institute and The New School in NYC, where she also completed an internship with Gail Watson Custom Cake. Joanne has advanced training with industry experts such as Nicholas Lodge, Toba Garrett and, of course Anne Heap.

Pink Cake Box has been Joanne’s “sugar home” since it opened in 2005. As a senior cake artist, she strives to bring a level of excellence to all she does. Whether Joanne is baking a cake or sculpting a tiny sugar flower, she enjoys helping herself and others reach new decorating heights!


Joanne's Class Reviews

Wafer Paper Techniques Class Review

If I had to choose one word to review Stevi Auble’s – Delicate Wafer-Paper Cakes class, on the Craftsy platform, it would be WOW! Being a stranger to wafer paper, I will admit that I was extremely intrigued by the whole idea. The only time I ever achieved making something that was even slightly close   …Continue Reading

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Learning the Lambeth Method Review

My name is Joanne Costa and I am a “Craftsy-holic”. Yes, that is right; I am addicted to Craftsy and the wonderful teachers that I can access with the click of my mouse! I get excited every time a new class pops up and my excitement was twofold when I saw that Wendy Kromer was   …Continue Reading

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Review of Isomalt Craftsy Intro Class

In viewing Charity Pykles-George’s, Intro to Isomalt Class, you can truly see why she is referred to as “The Sugar Sorceress”! She really knows how to handle a hot pile of sugar…and that way is CAREFULLY! I have to admit that I’ve always been intimidated by hot piles of sugar and since self-preservation has always   …Continue Reading

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Joanne's Tutorials

Completed Cake Topper Lion with Mane

In this cake decorating tutorial Joanne takes you through step by step instructions on how to create a cute lion cake topper!

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Rolled Fondant Ball Tip

A quick video with Joanne demonstrating her fondant ball rolling technique. Demonstrates an easy technique for ensuring uniform fondant ball sizes!

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Joanne's Recipes

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Joanne's Projects

How to decorative royal icing tutorial

Joanne’s demonstration of the Lambeth Method from Wendy Kromer’s Craftsy class.

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Colette Peters Cake Project Review

For this project I used a variety of techniques including enrobing, pearls, 50/50 paste embellishments, inlay, puffy flowers, ribbon roses, blueberries, quilting, fantasy candle, and inlay fondant fabric.

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