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Cake design and decoration

Get crafty with our cake design and decorating courses, and you’ll be wishing you could spend every day piping intricate icing patterns and having fun with fondant. 

Beginners will learn the fundamental techniques involved in covering, decorating, piping, stencilling and colouring cakes. 

Intermediate students will learn more advanced skills and learn additional approaches to modelling, decorating and piping. 

Professionals can enhance their existing expertise with a variety of more challenging methods in traditional and contemporary cake making, including figurines and modelling, when they study our advanced and master classes. 

Introduction to buttercream floral cupcakes

Learn how to elevate your cupcakes with stunning floral designs.

Start date: Saturday 03/06/2023 Duration 1 day

Introduction to sponges

Unlock the secrets to creating the perfect light and airy sponge cake and Swiss roll.

Start date: Saturday 17/06/2023 Duration 1 day

APA intensive taster

Master a range of skills in Patisserie, Chocolate, Cake Design and Decoration and Bakery in this exciting class.

Start date: Monday 10/07/2023 Duration 4 days

Essential baking and modern decorating skills

This stunning delicious two-tiered cake will leave everyone wanting more and wondering how you made it.

Start date: Monday 10/07/2023 Duration 2 days

Essential baking - masking and finishing skills

Join us for this combined class and learn how to make, bake and decorate all in one course.

Start date: Wednesday 12/07/2023 Duration 2 days

Buttercream succulents

Turn your freshly baked cupcakes into your own mini succulent garden.

Start date: Saturday 22/07/2023 Duration 1 day

Comic cake

Learn how to create this trendy cake that looks like it is straight out of a comic book.

Start date: Saturday 05/08/2023 Duration 1 day

Textured velvet cake

Learn how to create and finish this cherry white chocolate mud cake with a truly elegant look.

Start date: Saturday 28/10/2023 Duration 1 day