One Day Masterclass

Buttercream cake decorating & design fundamentals

  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • 165 British pounds
  • Combe Down

Service Description

One Day Private Tuition - Buttercream Cake Decorating & Design Masterclass In this one-day course you'll learn the foundations of great cake making and decorating with buttercream. The day will equip you with the skills to design and create your own beautiful, modern buttercream cakes at home for friends and family, or to take the next step in your own cake making business. Putting your ocreative twist on both, we will recreate two signature designs, the painted abstract cake and a floral design. You'll leave with a wide range of skills and techniques which will enable you to explore your own creativity with cake making. In this course we will cover: - Trimming and levelling cakes for a stable and sharp finish - How to make American Buttercream - How to make Swiss Meringue Buttercream - How to colour your buttercream and product recommendations - Filling and stacking a cake with buttercreams, jams, curds and sauces - Crumb coating your cakes - Covering your cakes with Swiss Meringue Buttercream and achieving a smooth finish with sharp edges - Creating your abstract design with a range of tools - Application of edible gold leaf - Flower selection, safety, care and preperation for use on cakes - Arranging flowers & foliage on your cakes to create impact You will take home:​ - Your two beautifully decorated cakes (boxes will be provided) - A list of recommended essential equipment, ingredients and products - Recommended reading, recipes and further skills  Please note you will not be baking the sponges during this one-day course, the sponges will be provided. This course is suitable for absolute beginners to cake decorating, as well as the more experienced baker. Please get in touch if you have any concerns about your suitability for the course or any other questions.

Contact Details

  • Combe Down, Bath, UK

    hello@sarahmcnallycakes.com