Beginners Celebration Cakes

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If you'd like to learn the skills needed to cover celebration cakes to a professional finish with sugarpaste (fondant), this is an essential course for you. You will also learn how to create simple decorations and benefit from an introduction to a wide range of basic sugarcraft tools.

Course tutor: Claire Fitzsimons

Course date and times:
  • Wednesday 2nd October: 9:30am to 4:00pm

On this one-day course, expert tutor Claire Fitzsimons will teach you how to cover a 6" round fruit cake and board with both marzipan and sugarpaste (fondant) to a professional standard.

She will show you how to make beautiful hand-modelled sugarpaste roses to decorate your cake - you can make as many as you like according to time and apply the technique at home to make more if needed. Claire will also explain how to use various sugarcraft tools and techniques to create clever fabric and textured effects. Under her expert guidance, you will also discover how to use plunger cutters, silicone moulds and impression mats.

You will leave this course with the confidence to create impressive celebration cakes and decorations.

Course Details

7 places left
1 day course
9:30am to 4:00pm
Suitable for beginners
Type: Foundation

Places required:

Other dates available

Skill Prerequisites:


All dates for this course
Date Tutor Availability
Wednesday 2nd Oct 2019 Claire Fitzsimons Places remaining
Saturday 30th Nov 2019 Claire Fitzsimons Places remaining
Course modules
Date Time Title Tutor Location
2nd October 09:30 - 16:00 Key Skills: Celebration Cakes Claire Fitzsimons Squires Kitchen International School