Have you ever uttered the words “I’m not creative”…? Well that’s about to change! On this course you will create a stunning drip cake project in a colour scheme of your own choosing, leaving you inspired and informed to create even more show-stopping drip cakes at home.

An intensive, fully comprehensive cake decorating course for all levels. Under our tutors expert guidance you will learn everything from how to properly prepare your cake for icing down to perfect presentation. Banish air bubbles and imperfections, learn how to create a stunningly perfect finish to your drip cake and an assortment of beautiful buttercream effects – every cake is as unique as you are!

Everything you need is provided for the day including equipment, tools, ingredients, cake boxes and even a special bag to take your cake home in. Just bring yourself and your love of cakes!

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.

Course Content

  • Cake & icing recipe sheets to take home
  • How to design a single tier showstopper cake
  • Colour schemes tips and ideas
  • Baking a cake (the class will start by baking large sponge cake, owing to the volume of cakes required and cooling time we will have plenty of ready made cakes to use)
  • Preparing your cakes for decorating
  • How to make buttercream icing
  • Crumb coating and layering techniques
  • Flavouring and colouring buttercream
  • Creating marbled buttercream effects
  • Tricks to achieving a super smooth buttercream finish and razor sharp edges
  • Embellish your cake with an assortment of decorations such as flowers and other sweet treats*
  • Creating the perfect ‘drip’ effect
  • Drip effect colouring techniques – full colour and part coloured
  • Finishing touches

*every drip cake is different and those pictured are just examples therefore final decorations/effects you produce on the course may vary from those pictured

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. Car parking is available very nearby 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
This course costs £110

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 showstopper cake all boxed up to take home.

Exclusive TGCC Discounts for you!
Course attendees will receive a 10% discount on any items purchased in the 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.

Available Dates

Showstopper Drip Cake Course

Price: £110.00

Date: Sunday 25th November, 2018

Available Spaces: 0

Showstopper Drip Cake Course

Price: £110.00

Date: Friday 11th January, 2019

Available Spaces: 2