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Cake Design Courses in Devon

Donna is a leading authority across Devon and Cornwall in the field of cake design, royal icing and sugarpaste art. As well as running her own business producing commissions for a wide variety of clients, she’s also widely respected as a teacher. Donna's Cake Academy offers courses for all levels from beginner to professional. And, like her cakes, her lessons can be custom built just for you...

Christmas Cake  for Beginners

Start date: Thurs 8th November 2018
Duration: 5 weeks
Where: City College Plymouth
Class time:17.30 – 20.30 
Cost: £65

This course is designed for beginners who wish to create a Christmas cake with all the 'wow' factor. Learn how to marzipan, cover with sugar paste, and decorate using simple and effective techniques to include crimping, embossing, cut outs, create seasonal flowers & foliage, royal icing run-out letters, simple piping, swags & bows.

Students will require an 8" or 9" friut cake or dummy cake and their own basic equipment.

To book your place visit onlinestore.cityplym.ac.uk



 

Christmas Cake for Intermediates

Start date: Thursday 8th November 2018 
Duration: 5 weeks
Where: City College Plymouth 
Class time: 13.30 – 16.30 
Cost: £65

Suitable for students who have some cake decorating experience and who would like to learn the art of royal icing. Although the cake will be covered with sugar paste, this fairly intense course will teach you how to make run-out sectional collars, extension work, wired sugar holly & ivy, and stencil techniques to create a very elegant and traditional style of Christmas cake.

Students will require an 8" square fruit cake or dummy cake and thier own basic equipment. 

To book your place visit onlinestore.cityplym.ac.uk

 

Cupcake Decorating 

Start date: Sunday 25th November 2018
Duration: 1 day
Where: Tawstock Court, Tawstock, Barnstaple
Class time: 10.00 – 16.30 
Cost: £85

This course has been designed for beginners as an introduction to a selection of cake decorating skills and techniques which are suitable for a variety of occassions. Students will learn how to cover with sugarpaste, add texture, crimp, emboss, use silicone moulds, make simple models and a moulded rose, and buttercream piping. Students will be provided with 8 freshly baked cupcakes, an apron and equipment.

A light lunch will also be provided as part of this workshop.

To book your place contact

Laura at Tawstock Court 01271 446333 or info@tawstockcourt.co.uk

 

Christmas Cake for Beginners

Start date: Sat 8th & Sunday 9th December 2018 
Duration: 2 day
Where: Tawstock Court, Tawstock, Barnstaple 
Class time: 10.00 – 16.30 
Cost: £

This course is designed for the absolute beginner, who would like to learn how to create a professional cake, using simple yet effective decorative techniques. Guidance will be given on how to marzipan, cover with sugarpaste to achieve a smooth finish, crimp, emboss, make frills and unwired seasonal flowers & foliage, add stencil design & simple piping detail and add a little bit of sparkle!

Students will require their own equipment and an 8" or 9" round fruit cake or dummy cake.

A light lunch will also be provided on both days as part of this workshop.

To book your place contact Laura 01271 446333 or info@tawstockcourt.co.uk