An intensive, fully comprehensive start to finish experience – this is only class you will need to hit the ground running in the world of occasion cake making. The course is specifically designed with beginners in mind and your experienced tutors will impart upon you her secrets to successful cake making, giving you the ability and confidence to take home baking to the next level.

Under close guidance, you will receive all the help you need to create a stunning tiered cake with a professional finish. Our tutors have  years experience between them, teaching people from all over the world and has a wealth of baking tricks to share with you. You will start the day by baking your sponge cakes from scratch, and follow up making perfect consistency icings and exquisite decorations with which to decorate it.

Everything will be fully demonstrated in an easy to follow step-by-step format and you will be surprised at what you can achieve. You will leave the class with a cake to be proud of, recipe sheet packs and handy guide notes, as well as the confidence to create more beautiful cake projects at home.

All ingredients and equipment are provided for your use on the class, as well packaging to take your cake home in. Just bring yourself and your love of cakes.

Course Content

  • Baking your own sponges from scratch
  • Foolproof recipes for never-fail cakes
  • Troubleshooting Q&A session
  • How to design a cake
  • Creating a professional presentation board
  • Icing a dummy cake (a must for all tiered cakes!)
  • How to make perfect buttercream
  • Colouring and flavourings of your choice
  • Introduction to sugarcraft tools & techniques
  • Making beautiful floral decorations
  • Crafting exquisite decorative lace
  • How to properly prep a for flawless decorating
  • Icing your cake with fondant for a perfect sharp finish
  • Applying decorations and decorative details to your cakes
  • Finishing with your choice of ribbons
  • Stacking, storage and transportation advice

Course Location
This course is held either at our shop in Chelmsford or in the stunning purpose built kitchens at Braxted Park, near Witham, in Essex. Enjoy the private grounds and tranquillity of this unique learning environment. If you are travelling by train the nearest station to Braxted Park is Witham. Please click here for driving directions.

Course Price
£145 person which includes everything you need for the day including a box to take your cake home in.

Course Times
10am to 4pm

Car Parking
There are a number of public car parks within a minute of our shop, when you book you will receive a confirmation email with details on these.

What’s Included?
The course price includes all baking ingredients, materials, recipe and icing handouts to take home, all sugarcraft tools, equipment, refreshments and of course your beautifully baked and decorated cake all boxed up to take home.

Exclusive TGCC Discounts for you
Course attendees will receive a 10% discount on any items purchased in cake decorating shop Creative Baking Supplies on the day of your course – with no minimum spend. PLUS, if you book one course with us, you will be entitled to 20% off other courses in the future. For more information on how to get this fantastic discount or to book just give the shop a call on 01245 283986. Terms & conditions apply.

**PLEASE NOTE** Our online booking & payments system is via PayPal but you do not need a PayPal account to pay – PayPal is also a secure payments system for most credit or debit cards. If you have problems with the booking system, please call the shop to book your course on 01245 283986 or email. Click on a date below to book your course:

Available Dates

Baking & Decorating Masterclass

Price: £145.00

Date: Saturday 18th August, 2018

Available Spaces: 0

Baking & Decorating Masterclass

Price: £145.00

Date: Saturday 1st September, 2018

Available Spaces: 2

Baking & Decorating Masterclass

Price: £145.00

Date: Tuesday 16th October, 2018

Available Spaces: 3