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  • Wired Peonies – 7th October 2018

    Learn how to make 3 flowers:  a wired open fantasy peony with diamante centre, a closed peony and a peony bud at this full day class.

    You will learn how to:

    • make individual wired petals
    • assemble the petals
    • dust with edible petal dusts
    • tape the flower together

    All materials and equipment are provided, including a box to take home your creations.

    Refreshments are provided throughout the day but please bring a packed lunch.

    10.00 am to 4.30 pm

    7th October 2018

    £115.00
  • Royal Icing for Beginners

    Taught by a master in royal icing, Margaret Fraczek, this class covers:

    • Differences in icing sugars
    • Mixing of Royal Icing
    • Royal Icing Recipes
    • Successful sieving
    • Making greaseproof paper bags
    • Differences in piping tubes
    • Piping Lines, Dots,  Snails trail,  Shell borders, Herringbone patterns,  Rope and scroll effects,  Swirls
    • Brush embroidery

    The class is limited to 5 students so you are assured of lots of individual help.  Everything for the class is provided and you will take home the dummy cake you have been working on and a starter pack of nozzles and royal icing, so you can get practising at home straight away.

    Refreshments are available throughout the day, but please bring a packed lunch.

    29th April 2018

    10 am – 4 pm

    £130.00
  • Wedding Cake Master Class – 29/30th September 2018

    This is an intensive 2 day class where you will learn how to prepare, cover, stack and decorate a  3-tier wedding cake to achieve a professional finish, under the personal guidance of Linda.

    You will work with dummy cakes and learn how to:

    • Cover an 8″ dummy cake with sugarpaste to achieve a smooth professional finish and our signature sharp edges.
    • Mount the cake on an iced board
    • Learn about dowelling and stacking.
    • Make crackled wood effect panels and use lustres and dusts to enhance the effect, then apply to the middle tier.
    • Make sugar ruffles and attach to the bottom tier.
    • Lustre the top tier.
    • Make a wired David Austen style rose, eucalyptus and berries and attach to the cake.
    • Lots of professional tips for working with wedding cakes, including delivery and set-up.
    • Finally you will take home a beautifully decorated cake to impress your friends and family and use as a display cake.

    The class will have a maximum of 4 students, which ensures lots of individual attention and plenty of opportunity to ask questions.  This is an intensive class and some previous experience of cake decorating/sugarcraft is required.

    The class includes everything you will need, including apron, equipment and materials and a box to take your cake home in.
    Refreshments are available throughout the day, but please bring a packed lunch.

    Course Dates Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of September

     

     

    £350.00
  • Roses Class

    Learn how to make beautiful unwired and wired sugar roses to adorn cupcakes or large cakes.

    This is a hands on class where you will make a selection of sugar roses, including rosebuds, unwired sugarpaste roses and wired flowerpaste roses.

    You will make:

    • Unwired sugar rosebuds and roses.
    • Wired roses

    You will also learn how to dust your roses to create realistic effects and be given tips and techniques for attaching roses to cakes.

    The class is taught by Linda and limited to 6 students so you are assured of lots of personal attention. The class includes everything you will need, including apron, equipment and ingredients and a box to take your flowers home in. All you need to bring is enthusiasm! This class is suitable for all abilities.

    Date to be announced soon!

    £55.00
  • Wired Flower Posy

    • Learn how to make a beautiful sugarcraft wired flower posy.
    • Make wired roses, berries, leaves and filler flowers and learn how to assemble them into a posy suitable for application onto a cake.

    Everything you need to create the flowerposy is provided, including an apron and a box to take home your creation.
    Refreshments are available throughout the day but please bring a light lunch.

    10 am to 4.30 pm

    Date 3rd June 2018

    £115.00
  • 2 Tier Cake with Sharp Edges

    This is a hands on class where you will learn how to prepare, cover, stack and decorate a 2-tier cake to achieve a professional finish, under the personal guidance of Linda.

    You will learn how to:

    • Level, fill and ganache a 6” sponge cake
    • Cover the cake with sugarpaste to achieve a smooth professional finish and the much sought after sharp edges
    • Mount the cake on the iced board
    • Dowel and stack the cake, using a pre-covered dummy cake for the top tier
    • Apply ribbon
    • Make ruffle flowers and attach to your cake
    • Finally you will take home a beautifully decorated cake to impress your friends and family.

    The class includes everything you will need, including apron, equipment and materials and a box to take your cake home in.
    Refreshments are available throughout the day, but please bring a packed lunch.

    9.30 am to 5 pm

    20th October 2018

     

     

    £140.00