Southport U3A

Cake Decorating Masterclasses

cake decorating masterclasses

Cake Creations of Wesley Street are offering us a range of Cake Decorating Classes over the next few months. These will be for groups of 6 – 8 people in their upstairs studio above the shop. The sessions will range from all levels of cake icing to model making and delicate sugar flower creation. For Christmas Meg will be offering two special classes for Christmas Cup Cakes and Christmas Cakes which will incorporate a wide range of skills for you to learn and use at home.

Everything is provided including aprons. Please book under the Events page.

Christmas Cup Cake Master Class – Tuesday November 14th

Everything will be provided for you, including 12 beautiful cup cakes for you to ice.

Over the afternoon you will learn a wide range of icing techniques (no moulds). You will learn to create 12 beautiful different icing designs for Christmas. As this is a small group you will have very close tuition. Varying abilities will be catered for.

u3a Price £64.00 (Normally £79.00)

Christmas Cake Decoration Master Class – Tuesday December 12th and 19th

This class will require two sessions as there will be essential drying out time required for the icing models.

Everything will be provided.

You will be given a 6″ diameter high rich fruit cake and board.

The first session will include the following:-

  • Learn to marzipan the cake
  • Ice the cake with log effect surround.
  • Log effect details on top icing
  • Overlay snow icing
  • Creation of sugar holly leaves and mistletoe
  • Creation of small Christmas Trees

The second afternoon will include the following:-

  • Finishing the snow icing 
  • Decorating the trees with snow
  • Creating the Father Christmas Gnome
  • Affixing the Holly and Misteltoe
  • Finishing Touchers
  • Any spare time will be spent learning other Christmas skills – as time and individuals capability allow. 

Two afternoon classes – if interested please contact the event organisers via the event page.

Cake Creations received the award for ‘Best Cake Shop in the North West’. Their new studio above the shop will provide a light and comfortable area for you to work. The is no lift so please note that only people who can manage stairs can be catered for.

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