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Classes

Classes We Offer

After significant demand, we are now pleased to be able to offer a variety of private classes from our address in SW16 (London only).

Our classes are the perfect platform for to further your baking ambitions. Whether you’re a novice or an expert, the classes are suitable for all. They include modules on baking, decorating, ganaching and sugar flowers.

You can view the selection of classes we are currently able to offer on the right:

A non-refundable deposit of 50% is required to book any class with the remaining balance due on the first day of the class. In the unfortunate event that we have to cancel a class a full refund will be given.

Please note that all notes and techniques are for your personal use and not to be replicated for your own classes.

Baking Basics - £450

One Day Class

A  full day class covering the baking essentials. Learn how to bake the perfect vanilla, chocolate and red velvet sponge, as well as making a variety of frosting and fillings  including chocolate ganache, cream cheese frosting, caramel and the popular Swiss meringue buttercream. Torting, filling and masking the cakes with buttercream to achieve the trending ‘sharp edged’ finish and chocolate drip is also included as well as piping techniques on a set of cupcakes.
Comprehensive notes provided.

Desserts (2 day) £375

Primarily focused on dessert tables this class is perfect for those looking to expand their business and knowledge of all things sweets. You will go on to create an array of delicious desserts, both baked and unbaked which will provide you with a solid foundation in dessert making. Desserts taught: Raspberry and blueberry frangipane tart (inc recipe for sweet pastry), salted caramel and chocolate tart, chocolate fudge brownies, mousses, cheesecakes and variations (shot glasses), set cheesecakes with glaze (squares), cake pops and layered cake slices. You will take home all desserts to enjoy!

Macaron class £180

Learn how to perfect the art of macarons. From colouring to piping, you will learn the techniques required to make a variety of this popular sweet treat! Includes making Swiss meringue buttercream, caramel and chocolate fudge.

Basic Cake Decorating - £225

Full Day Class

This full-day class (9.00am – 4.30pm) takes you through the basics of masking an 7” inch cake with buttercream and icing to achieve a neat and flawless finish. It also covers a variety of decorating skills including small flowers, piping, ruffles and use of moulds. All cakes are pre-baked.

Advanced Wedding Cakes - £700

A 3-day class teaching you all there is to know about creating the perfect wedding cake from design to transportation! From filling and ganaching the cakes to achieving super sharp edges and a variety of essential decorative skills required for this competitive market, to dowelling and stacking your 3 tier iced wedding cake.

Skills taught in this intensive 3-day class include

  • piping
  • stencilling
  • application of gold/silver leaf
  • pleating
  • ruffles
  • sugar flowers
  • Use of separators and fresh flowers

The main focus of this class is on achieving sharp edges on round and square cakes. Sugar flowers include wired and non-wired filler flowers and the option of roses or peonies. All cakes are pre-baked. One 8” inch round and one 8” inch square cake to be ganached and iced. You will take home a 3-tier round cake (part dummy) and an 8” inch square cake. Comprehensive notes provided.

Sharp edges- Single tier £225

Square tier £200

Cupcake Classes - £350

This two day class includes baking 24 cupcakes and toppers with various techniques (ruffles, flowers, pearls, moulds, stencils, mini roses, bows, domed toppers, cupcake board). The class covers:
* Piping
* Small Sugar roses  (non wired)
* Small sugar flowers

Please note, the class is £425 if creating giant cupcakes.

Complete Sugar Flowers - £400

A colourful 3-day class teaching you how to create a variety of stunning sugar flowers. Flowers include roses, open peonies, closed peonies, dhalias, sweet peas, and a variety of wired filler flowers, buds, leaves, and berries. Comprehensive notes provided.

Tailored Classes- from £225

Want to learn something different or starting a business? We offer tailor made classes to your requirements allowing you to get the most from your learning experience. Get in touch for a personal quote.

Group Classes

We now offer various group classes (2-4 students). These classes vary based on demand. Please email us at info@cakediarieslondon.co.uk for more info.

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