Learn how to WOW friends and family with your sugar craft and cake decorating skills!
Valentine’s class - R420
Learn to decorate cupcakes.
Learn to make small sugar roses and cut out hearts.
Learn to make petal paste & petal glue.
Bring along: Note book, pen, empty ice-cream container and toolkit (see list).
Daisy, Daisy give me your answer true... - R420
Learn to make daisies, blossoms, leaves and carnations.
Bring along: petal paste, petal glue and toolkit.
Roses - R420
Learn to make and colour sugar roses.
Bring along: Petal paste (colour of your choice), toolkit, polystyrene and #14 wire covered with florist’s tape.
Figurines - R420
Learn to make animated figurines.
Bring along: White petal paste (+/- 250g), petal glue, small sandwich bags, small Tupperware container and toolkit.
Tiger Lily and St Joseph Lily - R420
Learn to make and colour Tiger lilies and St Joseph lilies.
Bring along: Petal paste (white),petal glue, toolkit, polystyrene and #14 wire covered with florist’s tape.
Chocolate class - R420
Learn how to decorate, mould and work with chocolate and make moulding paste for roses.
Bring along: +/- 500g dark chocolate and toolkit.
Sponge cake - R420
Learn to cover sponge cake with chocolate ganache and decorate with chocolate collar.
Bring along: 20cm sponge cake, 2kg white or dark chocolate, 600ml cream, decorations from previous class and toolkit.
Christmas decorations - R420
Learn how to decorate a Christmas cake.
Berries and Holly leaves
Bring along: Petal glue and toolkit.
Fruitcake class - R420
Learn to cover a fruitcake with marzipan and sugar paste.
Learn how to make royal icing and basic piping skills.
Bring along: 20cm round/square fruitcake or dummy (polystyrene), 1kg sugar paste, if covering a fruitcake you need to bring 1kg marzipan together with 1kg sugar paste, 25cm cake board, Christmas decorations from previous class, toolkit and smoothers.
Your own project - R420
You will choose your own project (Birthday cake, Christening cake..). Each student will set a date aside when he/she will complete a cake for that someone special to surprise them with. Techniques and assistance will be given to guide you through the decorating of your cake.
Students who are interested in sitting-in only pay R250.
Bring along: All you need to complete your project.
Basic toolkit contents list:
If you are unsure about any of the equipment please wait until the class to avoid unnecessary expenses.
All equipment is available at All About Baking (Durbanville), Value Baking (Brackenfell) or CAB Foods (numerous shops in the Western Cape).
Modelling tools from JEM cutters (plastic tools are available in sets and are essential for modelling).
A small flat palette knife from Ateco.
Round brushes (#00, 0, 1, 2, 3 and 6) at your nearest art shop.
Petal pad from JEM./li>
Small rolling-pin (make your own with chrome tubing or towel rail about 18mm in diameter and 180mm in length).
Work board, this serves as a general work surface (250mm x 300mm board is a useful size). Available from suppliers or use a plastic placemat with a smooth surface and non-slip back.
Your toolkit will extend as we go along and learn new techniques. A plastic tool box is useful for storage.
When & Where
The class runs once a week for 10 weeks, Tuesday mornings (9:30 - 12:30) or Wednesday evenings (18:30 - 21:30) at my home in Durbanville.
Costs - Signup for all ten classes and only pay R3 780. If attending only some of the classes you pay R420 per class.