An intensive cake and cupcake decorating course focusing on rolled fondant or ‘sugarpaste’ covering, exquisite sugar floristry and Royal Icing details. 

You will learn how to bake and ice 6 cupcakes with a variety of fondant effects. You will also master the techniques of how to professionally prepare, layer and cover your own larger cake too – ideal for the top of a cupcake display stand or as a starting point for creating more fondant cakes at home.

These beautiful floral cakes and cupcakes are perfect not just for weddings, but any party or event that deserves a touch of class… and indeed the useful skills you will learn for properly preparing and covering cakes can be applied to other birthday or novelty cakes you make going forward.

On this intensive course you will learn from the best in the business when it comes to designing cupcake displays. With over 1000 weddings & formal events under our belt, you are sure to leave your day with all the skill and inspiration you need to create your own beautiful and unique cakes, guaranteed to be the talk of guests and friends.

Our cake courses are held at our lovely bakery and cake decorating shop in central Chelmsford, Essex.  Did you know we do over 15 different courses for all types of cakes? And that you can get a 20% discount after you’ve booked one?! For details on this fantastic offer, and to check out all of our courses, click here. Terms and conditions apply.

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Course Content

  • Bake cupcakes on the class
  • Decorating your cupcakes with interesting icing technique
  • Learn the art of rolled fondant icing on a ready baked cake
  • Rolled fondant on cupcakes including patterned fondant
  • Recipe sheets for cakes and icings to take home
  • How professionally prepare sponge cakes for covering
  • How to cover a cake with icing
  • Making a range of flowers including handmade sugar roses, lilies and more…
  • Working with colour schemes & designing your cupcakes at home
  • Royal icing techniques

Skill Level
Any level, beginners and upwards.

Course Location
This course is held at our professional bakery and cake decorating shop in Chelmsford in Essex. Parking is available if you are driving, otherwise Chelmsford is just a 30 minute train ride from London Liverpool Street station if you decide to travel by train, and our shop is just a few minutes walk from the station.

Course Times
Weekdays 10am to 3:00pm (with lunch break)
Saturdays 11:00am to 4:00pm (with lunch break)
Sundays 12:30pm to 5:00pm (no lunch break)

Course Prices
Fondant Cake & Cupcake courses are £125

What’s Included?
The course price includes ready baked cakes and cupcakes, materials, recipe and icing handouts to take home, all sugarcraft tools, equipment and refreshments. At the end of the course you will take home half a dozen beautifully decorated cupcakes and one large ‘cutting cake’ decorated in the style of our ‘Floral Vine’ design. All packaging is also provided.

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 and 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:

Fondant Cake & Cupcake Course course dates

Available Dates

Fondant Cake & Cupcake Course

Price: £125.00

Date: Saturday 22nd May, 2021

Available Spaces: 3

Fondant Cake & Cupcake Course

Price: £125.00

Date: Sunday 13th June, 2021

Available Spaces: 2

Fondant Cake & Cupcake Course

Price: £125.00

Date: Thursday 8th July, 2021

Available Spaces: 2

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