Floral Waterfall Cake with Emma Woods

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Join award-winning cake designer Emma Woods to create a flawless sharp-edged cake with a cascade of romantic sugar peonies, tea roses and Juliet roses. Emma has great experience in styling cakes for weddings and will be sharing her expert advice on mixing soft pastels with bold colours to create a striking and luxurious statement two-tier cake. A fantastic course focusing on two of the most essential skills required of the contemporary cake decorator.

Course tutor: Emma Woods

Squires Kitchen International School
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Course date and times:
  • Monday 21st January: 10:00am to 4:00pm
  • Tuesday 22nd January: 10:00am to 4:00pm
  • Wednesday 23rd January: 10:00am to 4:00pm

You will first work on dummy cakes to learn the techniques of sharp-edged cake covering with sugarpaste to achieve the perfect canvas. Emma will then show you how to stack and dowel your tiers to create a strong base for your floral decorations. You will go on to discover the secret to making hyper-realistic sugar blooms in a fresh and vibrant colour palette of pretty pinks, corals and a pop of bright blue, how to vein, wire and tape them together and how to work with texture to create drama and movement.


You will also learn how to add detail and depth using edible dusts, how to arrange and attach your blooms to your cake and the importance of foliage and filler flowers to finish your design.  


You will leave with a stunning floral showstopper and the knowledge and skills to create clean, modern cakes and delicate, realistic flowers. You will also leave with a Squires Kitchen certificate and personal recipes to try at home.

Techniques you will learn:

Super-sharp sugarpaste edges using dummies
Creating sugar flowers using florist paste and modelling tools
Dusting techniques for a realistic finish
Sugar flower arrangement

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Equipment list

This course requires some additional equipment which you will be able to pre-order. You will be sent an equipment list prior to the course.

Course modules
Date Time Title Tutor Location
21st January 10:00 - 16:00 Day 1 Emma Woods Squires Kitchen International School
22nd January 10:00 - 16:00 Day 2 Emma Woods Squires Kitchen International School
23rd January 10:00 - 16:00 Day 3 Emma Woods Squires Kitchen International School