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, is due for publication in January 2018.

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January 2018

  • NEW! Nourish Cakes with Marianne Stewart

    Sunday 21st January (0.0 day) . 1 other dates available.

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    Suitable for Beginners



    New for 2018, expert baker Marianne Stewart is here with her exciting new class 'Nourish Cakes' in conjunction with the launch of her new free-from baking book. 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: £190.00

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  • Buttercream Flower Cupcakes

    Monday 22nd January (0.0 day)

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    Suitable for Beginners



    Buttercream flowers are delicate and delicious, and can be as simple or as elaborate as you choose. Join buttercream expert, Marianne Stewart, and get to grips with this popular decorating technique, making and working with Swiss meringue buttercream to create stunning floral arrangements for cakes or cupcakes.

    Price: £175.00

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February 2018

  • Buttercream Layer Cakes

    Saturday 3rd February to Sunday 4th February 2018 (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: £290.00

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  • NEW! Champagne Bubbles Mirror Glaze with Marianne Stewart

    Monday 5th February to Tuesday 6th February 2018 (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: £290.00

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March 2018

  • Ultimate Italian Meringue Buttercream Wedding Cake - Intermediate

    Sunday 25th March to Tuesday 27th March 2018 (0.0 day) . 1 other dates available.

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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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April 2018

  • Buttercream Flower Cupcakes: Spring Blooms

    Sunday 29th April (0.0 day)

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    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, roses and tulips in delicate and light shades of pinks and yellows.

    Price: £175.00

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  • NEW! Nourish Cakes with Marianne Stewart

    Monday 30th April (0.0 day) . 1 other dates available.

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    Suitable for Beginners



    New for 2018, expert baker Marianne Stewart is here with her exciting new class 'Nourish Cakes' in conjunction with the launch of her new free-from baking book. 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: £190.00

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June 2018

  • Ultimate Italian Meringue Buttercream Wedding Cake - Intermediate

    Monday 11th June to Wednesday 13th June 2018 (0.0 day) . 1 other dates available.

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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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September 2018

  • Buttercream Layer Cakes

    Tuesday 25th September to Wednesday 26th September 2018 (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: £290.00

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November 2018

  • Baking for Contemporary Celebration Cakes

    Friday 9th November to Sunday 11th November 2018 (0.0 day)

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    Suitable for Beginners



    If you’ve mastered the classics, it’s time to take your baking to the next level with this three-day course from top patissier, 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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December 2018

  • Contemporary Buttercream Christmas Cake

    Monday 3rd December (0.0 day) . 2 other dates available.

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    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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