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Cake design and decoration

Get crafty with our cake design and decorating courses that will have you wishing you could spend every day piping intricate icing over a freshly created cake.

Beginners will work on their foundation techniques in covering, decoration, piping, stenciling and colouring. Intermediates will advance their skills and learn additional trends and styles in modelling, decorations and piping.

Professionals in our advanced and master classes will enhance their extensive experience with new, modern and advanced techniques in traditional and contemporary cakes including figurines and modelling.

Creating buttercream flowers, foundations level 2

Take your first steps into the art of piping Korean style buttercream flowers, creating 6 different flowers.

Start date: Saturday 22/06/2019 Duration 1 day

Signature rose & chrysanthemum blossom with berries cake– level 3

Build on your skills and create this beautiful buttercream cake featuring natural roses and chrysanthemums.

Start date: Monday 24/06/2019 Duration 1 day

Peony and ranunculus blossom design cake - level 4

Further build on your skills and create this beautiful buttercream cake featuring peony’s and ranunculus blossom designs

Start date: Wednesday 26/06/2019 Duration 1 day

Crescent cascading 2 tier cake with roses & peony's - level 5

Perfect and refine your buttercream piping techniques creating this stunning two tier celebration cake.

Start date: Friday 28/06/2019 Duration 2 days

Cake decorating intensive - foundation skills - 5 days

In this fun and hands-on program you will learn the fundamental skills of cake decorating.

Start date: Monday 01/07/2019 Duration 5 days

Wreath design double barrel cake with ombre finish - level 6

Learn how to create another 6 new flowers and ombre finish with a touch of gold on this beautiful double barrel cake.

Start date: Monday 01/07/2019 Duration 2 days

Cake decorating intensive – intermediate - 5 days

Expand your skills to become an accomplished cake decorator and create some truly stunning cakes in the process.

Start date: Monday 08/07/2019 Duration 5 days

Elegant Sugar Flowers on a Shimmered Cake, foundation skills

Learn how to achieve a shimmered effect on a cake, make roses, rose buds, hydrangeas, berries, leaves and foliage.

Start date: Tuesday 23/07/2019 Duration 2 days

Essential Baking and Finishing Skills - 2 x 3.5 hour evening classes

Understanding the use of ingredients, basic mixing and baking skills are the foundation of every good cake.

Start date: Tuesday 30/07/2019 Duration 2 days

Essential Baking and Masking Skills – 2 x 3 hour evening classes

Bake 3 different cakes, create a multilayered, multi-flavoured cake, finished with a water-colour effect.

Start date: Tuesday 06/08/2019 Duration 2 days

Buttercream piping & creative floral designs level 1

Start your journey by learning all the basics of buttercream piping and create beautiful floral designs.

Start date: Saturday 17/08/2019 Duration 1 day

Vanilla, raspberry and cream drip cake

Create a drip cake with a two colour filling effect on the inside and a raspberry & cream inspired finish on the outside.

Start date: Saturday 07/09/2019 Duration 1 day

Chocolate and Raspberry Cake with Metallic Chocolate Sails

Learn how to bake and decorate this delicious rich chocolate cake balanced with raspberry filling.

Start date: Saturday 14/09/2019 Duration 1 day

Halloween Cake

Come and join us for this fun, cute and sweet halloween theme butter cream cake workshop.

Start date: Saturday 26/10/2019 Duration 1 day

Gingerbread house that lights up

Come and join us for this fun gingerbread house workshop that will impress family and friends.

Start date: Saturday 30/11/2019 Duration 1 day