Cascading Wafer Blooms

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Over two days, learn to work with on trend wafer paper to create gorgeous blousy blooms with Naomi Lee from 'The Cake Botanist'. Naomi will teach you how to create a delicate English rose, ranunculus, striking anemones and pretty hydrangeas all arranged in a eye catching cascade over two dummy tiers which you will cover in marble sugarpaste. Naomi will also share with you how to paint your tiers to give a popular worn finish and also how to work with wafer paper border cutters for stunning results.

Course tutor: Naomi Lee

Squires Kitchen International School
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Course date and times:
  • Saturday 27th April: 10:00am to 4:00pm
  • Sunday 28th April: 10:00am to 4:00pm

You will learn:

  • How to work with wafer paper and its unique properties (perfect for humid conditions or if you want to store your arrangement/cake in the fridge)
  • How to make wafer paper roses, anemones, filler flowers, rannuculus, leaves and sugar berries
  • How to work with paper cutters to cut clean smooth borders for cakes instead of ribbon
  • How to use an airbrush when colouring wafer paper
  • How to sugarpaste dummy cakes and give them sharper edges
  • How to create a marbled finish on sugarpaste
  • How to use edible tints to brush, blend and create watercolour effects on cakes
  • How to use Safety Seal, a new product designed to replace Posy Picks and help you stick flower wires into cakes
  • How to assemble and style your flowers onto a cake to make it look stunning for all occasions

Book this course

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Suitable for Beginners

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Equipment list

This course requires some additional equipment which you may already own or will be able to purchase from us on the day of your course. You will be sent an equipment list a few weeks prior to the course.

Course modules
Date Time Title Tutor Location
27th April 10:00 - 16:00 Day 1 Naomi Lee Squires Kitchen International School
28th April 10:00 - 16:00 Day 2 Naomi Lee Squires Kitchen International School