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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 sugarcraft. As well as running her own wedding cake business, 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. Courses available for 2019 in Devon are at Tawstock Court nr Barnstaple. 

Introduction to Cake Decorating

Start date: 25th & 26th April 2019
Duration: 2 day workshop
Where: Tawstock Court, 
Class time:10.00 – 16.00 
Cost: £145

Designed for beginners, this course will introduce students to essential skills and techniques which follow current trends, and the use of basic sugarcraft equipment. Skills will be used to create a beautiful selection of cupcakes suitable for a range of occassions, and a 6" 1st birthday dummy cake. You will learn how to cover cakes with sugarpaste, use silicone moulds & stencils, crimp, emboss, add texture, create frills, make simple models & moulded roses. Guidance will be given on how to colour pastes, and the differences between sugarpaste, fondant, modelling paste, and flower paste.

Freshly baked cupcakes, dummy cake, all equipment, refreshments and a light lunch are all inclusive of this 2 day course.

Accommodation is also available if required. 

To book your place contact Laura - laura@tawstockcourt.co.uk or call 01271 446333

NB The cupcake picture is illustrative and not necessarily the exact cakes



 

Christmas Cake Decorating for Beginners

Start date: 23rd & 24th November 2019 
Duration: 2 day workshop
Where: Tawstock Court 
Class time: 10.00 – 16.00 
Cost: TBC

Learn how to cover a round fruit cake with marzipan and sugarpaste to a professional standard, and use simple yet effective techniques to create a stunning Christmas cake. Expert guidance will be given on decorative techniques to include swags & frills, crimping, embossing, painting with edible metallic colours, simple piping, use of cutters & templates to create an applique design, and unwired Christmas roses.

additional details TBC

To book your place contact Laura- laura@tawstockcourt.co.uk or call 01271 446333


 

Christmas Sweets and Treats 

Start date: 30th November & 1st December 2019
Duration: 2 day workshop
Where: Tawstock Court
Class time: 10.00 – 16.00 
Cost: £TBC

 2 day workshop to be taught by Donna Mears and patisserie expert Carol Schnegg.

Details TBC - will include gingerbread and chocolate work suitable for gifts and tree decorations.

To book your place contact Laura - laura@tawstockcourt.co.uk or call  01271 446333


 

Getting Started With Professional Cake Design

Start date:  TBC 2020
Duration: TBC
Where: Tawstock Court
Class time: 10.00 – 16.00 
Cost: £TBC

Details TBC
To book your place contact Laura - laura@tawstockcourt.co.uk or call 01271 446333