Beginners Cake Decorating Class

A full day class where I will take you through all the steps on how to make a professional looking cake that would impress your friends!

You will learn how to ganache your cake smooth with a nice level top and sharp edge. You will learn how to colour fondant, roll out and cover your cake.

We will also have fun modelling with fondant and flowerpaste. We will model cute little strawberries, leaves and blossoms and assemble to create an adorable strawberry patch!

You will need to bake your own cake and a recipe will be provided as well as other items you will need to bring to class.

All the tools you need will be supplied including Magical Cakes printed workshop notes.





Beginners Flower Pot Cake

Come along and join me for a fun day creating this realistic garden pot with pretty flowers! Everything is edible!

This beginners novelty cake class is a great introduction to carving your cake into a 3D shape!

You will learn how to carve your cake into a pot shape and colour your fondant a light or dark shade of terracotta. You will learn how to cover an unusual shaped cake with ganache and rolled fondant.

You will work with my flowerpaste to make beautiful violets or pretty petunias in your colour choice as well as leaves. The finished cake stands 6 inches tall.

Your cake, woodgrain effect cake board, fondant and sign to personalise will be supplied along with all tools and workshop notes.

Students will need to bring a few items and this list will be given upon making a booking.



David Austin Rose

The beautiful David Austin rose is a very popular flower for wedding cakes and I am excited to offer this as a new class!

I will teach you my own simplified technique of making this statement rose.

You will learn how to make a large David Austin rose with the gorgeous center of delicately thin ruffled petals as well as learn how to vein and cup your outer petals.

We will also make a sweet baby Juliet rose along with realistic life sized rose leaves. The leaves are individually wired, dusted and taped together.

Everything you need is supplied. You will also take home Magical Cakes step by step workshop notes.

Limited to 8 students


This class is most suitable for students who have either completed one of my other flower classes or have some experience making flowers from gum paste.




Peony

A beautiful traditional flower with layers and layers of frilled petals makes a statement on any celebration cake!

This class is suitable for all levels.

In this class you will work with my amazing flower paste. You will learn how to knead and roll out your paste to the correct thickness, vein, frill and dry your petals. You will learn how to apply your petals and build up the layers to create a full sized peony in your colour choice!

Everything you need is supplied and you will take home your flower and any left over paste as well as Magical Cakes printed workshop notes.


Limited to 8 students




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Modern Sugar Flowers for Beginners


In this full day class you will learn how to make a classic frilled Peony, Modern style sugar Roses, Rose buds, Green filler buds and Leaves.

You will work with my favourite flower paste that can be rolled super thin and is very versatile!

You will learn how to make the center of a rose, cut and frill your petals and how to attach these to have a natural modern wave. You will learn how to frill and vein your peony petals and attach to build a large fluffy delicate Peony!

You will learn how to make quick and easy filler buds and tiny little leaves - essential for filling in those litle gaps in your arrangements!

This is a perfect class to learn two essential wedding flowers and to use these foundations skills for future flower making.

Everything you need is supplied. You will need to bring your lunch and a container to carry your flowers home in. Please note: this is a flower lesson only - we will not be covering a cake.

You will also receive Magical Cakes workshop notes on how to make the rose, peony and filler buds.


Suitable for beginners and all levels.




















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