Courses with Marianne Stewart

A pastry chef and cake decorator with a qualified teaching background, Marianne is passionate about introducing others to her craft. Marianne's key areas of expertise are baking, recipe development and piping techniques, especially with buttercream.

 

Having completed her Cordon Bleu, Marianne worked as a private chef before later specialising in pastry at Westminster Kingsway College and spending four terms training with the inimitable Eddie Spence at Eastleigh College. She has worked in a number of reputed London kitchens, including Baker & Spice, Jamie Oliver's Fifteen and Peggy Porschen, allowing her to develop an expert understanding of the chemistry behind baking and a flair for delicious flavour combinations.

 

Marianne has previously developed & taught a variety of baking and cake decorating courses at the prestigious Peggy Porschen Academy as well as other London-based schools, and has used her extensive technical knowledge to help develop recipes for Peggy Porschen’s books Boutique Baking andCupcakes.

 

A natural teacher, Marianne is patient, thorough and articulate, with a deep respect for good technique, ingredients and an understanding of the science behind the art. Her first book, Nourish Cakes, was published in January 2018.

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November 2018

  • Perfect Pastries

    Tuesday 20th November (0.0 day)

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    Suitable for Beginners



    Pastry can be tricky to master, so perfect your pastry skills with this fun and informative course. Whether you’re pursuing your hobby or starting up a business, in a change to the previously advertised tutor, Marianne Stewart will guide you through working with pastry to make a variety of delicious treats.

    Price: £150.00

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December 2018

  • Contemporary Buttercream Christmas Cake

    Saturday 1st December (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    If you love the idea of a cake for the festive season, but don't love the idea of all the dried fruits, then this is the class for you. A beautiful contemporary take on the traditional cake, this class will guide you through all the baking and buttercream skills you need to create your own Christmas showstopper.

    Price: £195.00

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  • Gingerbread Festive Wreath

    Sunday 2nd December (0.0 day)

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    Suitable for Beginners



    Create a beautiful gingerbread wreath to display in your home just in time for Christmas – if it lasts that long! You will learn to use royal icing piping techniques to decorate holly with realistic shading, sparkling snowflake stars, gingerbread men and snowmen full of character. You will then mount them onto an edible wreath complete with a jolly red bow.

    Price: £150.00

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January 2019

  • Nourish Cakes with Marianne Stewart

    Friday 25th January (0.0 day)

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    Suitable for Beginners



    Author of free-from baking book 'Nourish Cakes', Marianne will show you how to put a celebratory spin on free-from baking, with an emphasis on using exciting, fresh and flavourful ingredients that pack a punch to ensure it tastes better than any regular cake. This class covers some of her favourite recipes from the book, including the front cover showstopper 'Courgette, Coconut & Lime Layer Cake' and also the silky-smooth 'Vegan Chai Latte Cheesecakes'.

    Price: £195.00

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  • Buttercream Piping Skills with Marianne Stewart

    Saturday 26th January (0.0 day)

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    Suitable for Beginners



    Fast-track your buttercream piping skills in this techniques class with Marianne Stewart. You will first learn how to make a smooth and stable Swiss Meringue Buttercream as well as English/American Buttercream so that you can compare and work with both types to see what works best for you. Marianne will guide you through a wide variety of nozzles and the different effects you can achieve, including borders, frills and lettering on both a flat board and a dummy cake.

    Price: £185.00

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February 2019

  • Buttercream Layer Cakes

    Wednesday 6th February to Thursday 7th February 2019 (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

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    Suitable for Beginners



    In this two-day course, baking and piping expert Marianne Stewart will take you through everything you need to know to create contemporary and stylish buttercream layer cakes that taste as delicious as they look!

    Price: £295.00

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  • Champagne Bubbles Mirror Glaze with Marianne Stewart

    Wednesday 20th February to Thursday 21st February 2019 (0.0 day)

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    Suitable for Beginners



    Learn how to make the very latest in cake trends with this out of this world mirror glaze cake! Complete with everlasting edible bubbles that will never pop, sugar sails and gold leaf this cake is perfect for any occasion - whether a modern wedding, engagement or birthday party, just switch up the colours to suit the client and surroundings.

    Price: £295.00

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March 2019

  • Buttercream Flower Cupcakes: Spring Blooms

    Monday 18th March (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    In this special Springtime edition of Buttercream Flower Cupcakes, buttercream expert Marianne Stewart will show you how to hand pipe Swiss meringue buttercream flowers including primroses, cherry blossoms, ranunculus and roses in delicate and light shades of pinks and yellows.

    Price: £185.00

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  • Buttercream Piping Skills with Marianne Stewart

    Tuesday 19th March (0.0 day)

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    Suitable for Beginners



    Fast-track your buttercream piping skills in this techniques class with Marianne Stewart. You will first learn how to make a smooth and stable Swiss Meringue Buttercream as well as English/American Buttercream so that you can compare and work with both types to see what works best for you. Marianne will guide you through a wide variety of nozzles and the different effects you can achieve, including borders, frills and lettering on both a flat board and a dummy cake.

    Price: £185.00

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  • Macaroons Made Easy

    Wednesday 20th March (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Macaroons feature in the chicest bakeries and pâtisseries all over the world, but can be very difficult to master. Join Marianne Stewart and learn how to make these intricate delicacies in a variety of flavours and colours following the professional method.

    Price: £185.00

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April 2019

  • Naked Cake with Marianne Stewart

    Thursday 11th April to Friday 12th April 2019 (0.0 day)

    Suitable for Beginners



    Learn how to make this modern stripped-back wedding cake with a fresh flavour combination where the bake itself is the star attraction. Masked and semi-masked tiers with exposed piping are wrapped in a wash of pretty ‘Tiffany blue/green’ pastel buttercream and a sheer wafer paper fantasy flower – the perfect alternative to a traditional wedding cakes.

    Price: £325.00

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  • Baking for Contemporary Celebration Cakes

    Monday 15th April to Wednesday 17th April 2019 (0.0 day)

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    Prerequisite Skills Required



    If you’ve mastered the classics, it’s time to take your baking to the next level with this three-day course from top pâtisserie chef, Marianne Stewart. Keeping on top of changing trends and new flavour combinations is essential for professional cake makers and this course is highly recommended for updating your repertoire. It’s also a great choice for the advanced home baker looking to replicate professional finishes at home.

    Price: £495.00

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May 2019

  • Italian Meringue Celebration Cake

    Thursday 9th May to Saturday 11th May 2019 (0.0 day)

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    Prerequisite Skills Required



    Buttercream finishes are increasingly in demand from brides and grooms who are looking for better flavour and a fresher finish to their cakes. Your tutor, Marianne, will take you through all you need to know about baking, layering and stacking buttercream finish cakes, including advice on storage and transportation options.

    Price: £495.00

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June 2019

  • Buttercream Flower Cupcakes: Summer Blooms

    Tuesday 18th June (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    In this special Summer edition of Buttercream Flower Cupcakes, buttercream expert Marianne Stewart will show you how to hand pipe Swiss meringue buttercream flowers including hydrangea, chrysanthemum, rose, succulents and cacti in vibrant reds, peach pinks, greens.

    Price: £180.00

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  • Buttercream Piping Skills with Marianne Stewart

    Wednesday 19th June (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Fast-track your buttercream piping skills in this techniques class with Marianne Stewart. You will first learn how to make a smooth and stable Swiss Meringue Buttercream as well as English/American Buttercream so that you can compare and work with both types to see what works best for you. Marianne will guide you through a wide variety of nozzles and the different effects you can achieve, including borders, frills and lettering on both a flat board and a dummy cake.

    Price: £185.00

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  • Macaroons Made Easy

    Thursday 20th June (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Macaroons feature in the chicest bakeries and pâtisseries all over the world, but can be very difficult to master. Join Marianne Stewart and learn how to make these intricate delicacies in a variety of flavours and colours following the professional method.

    Price: £185.00

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August 2019

  • Buttercream Layer Cakes

    Monday 5th August to Tuesday 6th August 2019 (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    In this two-day course, baking and piping expert Marianne Stewart will take you through everything you need to know to create contemporary and stylish buttercream layer cakes that taste as delicious as they look!

    Price: £295.00

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  • Buttercream Flower Cupcakes: Summer Blooms

    Thursday 22nd August (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    In this special Summer edition of Buttercream Flower Cupcakes, buttercream expert Marianne Stewart will show you how to hand pipe Swiss meringue buttercream flowers including hydrangea, chrysanthemum, rose, succulents and cacti in vibrant reds, peach pinks, greens.

    Price: £180.00

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  • Buttercream Piping Skills with Marianne Stewart

    Friday 23rd August (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Fast-track your buttercream piping skills in this techniques class with Marianne Stewart. You will first learn how to make a smooth and stable Swiss Meringue Buttercream as well as English/American Buttercream so that you can compare and work with both types to see what works best for you. Marianne will guide you through a wide variety of nozzles and the different effects you can achieve, including borders, frills and lettering on both a flat board and a dummy cake.

    Price: £185.00

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September 2019

  • Champagne Bubbles Mirror Glaze with Marianne Stewart

    Thursday 12th September to Friday 13th September 2019 (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Learn how to make the very latest in cake trends with this out of this world mirror glaze cake! Complete with everlasting edible bubbles that will never pop, sugar sails and gold leaf this cake is perfect for any occasion - whether a modern wedding, engagement or birthday party, just switch up the colours to suit the client and surroundings.

    Price: £295.00

    View course details

  • Nourish Cakes with Marianne Stewart

    Saturday 14th September (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Author of free-from baking book 'Nourish Cakes', Marianne will show you how to put a celebratory spin on free-from baking, with an emphasis on using exciting, fresh and flavourful ingredients that pack a punch to ensure it tastes better than any regular cake. This class covers some of her favourite recipes from the book, including the front cover showstopper 'Courgette, Coconut & Lime Layer Cake' and also the silky-smooth 'Vegan Chai Latte Cheesecakes'.

    Price: £195.00

    View course details

  • Perfect Petit Fours

    Thursday 19th September to Friday 20th September 2019 (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Small, bite-sized sweet treats, petits fours are an elegant addition to a dinner party or afternoon tea and can also accompany a celebration cake to create a themed Sweet Table.

    Price: £295.00

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November 2019

  • Macaroons Made Easy

    Thursday 7th November (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    Macaroons feature in the chicest bakeries and pâtisseries all over the world, but can be very difficult to master. Join Marianne Stewart and learn how to make these intricate delicacies in a variety of flavours and colours following the professional method.

    Price: £185.00

    View course details

  • Buttercream Flower Cupcakes: Autumn Blooms

    Friday 8th November (0.0 day)

    Project

    Suitable for Beginners



    In this special Autumn edition of Buttercream Flower Cupcakes, buttercream expert Marianne Stewart will show you how to hand pipe Swiss meringue buttercream flowers in gorgeous autumnal colours including red, oranges, yellows and golds.

    Price: £180.00

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