Pretty Patisserie - Patterned Swiss Rolls and Buttercream Flowers

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This is the class that will elevate your bakes to something really, quite special. You will be shown lots of different tips and techniques that will allow you to create the most exquisite cakes.

Course tutor: Makiko Searle

Course date and times:
  • Saturday 8th June: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Maki will show you how to pipe beautiful designs onto your swiss rolls, then decorate your cakes with beautiful buttercream flowers.


What you will make

·         An exquisite patterned swiss roll decorated with buttercream flowers.

·         A selection of piped flower buttercream cupcakes.


What you will learn

·         How to make a ‘light as air’ swiss roll, including how to roll it perfectly every time.

·         How to decorate your swiss roll with a pretty, customised pattern embedded in the sponge.

·         How to make gorgeously smooth Italian Meringue Buttercream.

·         How to make a wide selection of beautiful piped buttercream flowers; Roses, Hydrangeas, Blossoms, Chrysanthemums to mention a few.


Course Details

Places available
1 day course
10:00am to 4:00pm
Suitable for beginners
Type: Project

Places required:

Other dates available

Skill Prerequisites:


All dates for this course
Date Tutor Availability
Saturday 4th May 2019 Makiko Searle Places remaining
Saturday 8th Jun 2019 Makiko Searle Places remaining
Course modules
Date Time Title Tutor Location
8th June 10:00 - 16:00 Pretty Patisserie Makiko Searle Squires Kitchen International School