Pretty Patisserie - Patterned Swiss Rolls and Buttercream Flowers

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This class is guaranteed to elevate your bakes to something extra special. Book your place and discover our expert tutor's tips and techniques for creating the most exquisite and innovative treats.

Course tutor: Makiko Searle

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

Expert patissier Makiko will show you how to pipe and bake beautiful designs into a Swiss roll sponge. You will then decorate the finished bake with piped buttercream flowers for a beautiful and elegant finishing flourish.

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 sumptuously smooth Italian meringue buttercream
  • How to make a wide selection of beautiful piped buttercream flowers; Roses, Hydrangeas, Blossoms and Chrysanthemums, to mention a few

Course Details

6 places left
1 day course
10:00am to 4:00pm
Suitable for beginners
Type: Project

Places required:

Skill Prerequisites:


Course modules
Date Time Title Tutor Location
8th June 10:00 - 16:00 Pretty Patisserie Makiko Searle Squires Kitchen International School