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Our classes are all about working hands on. You won’t just be watching someone else doing something – you will do everything yourself on your cakes.

 

What will be provided?

We will provide everything you need, tools, cutters and board.

 Cake, buttercream, sugar paste …….

                                  …..and not forgetting a box to take your completed cakes home with you!

We supply lots of tea and coffee and soft drinks throughout the day and you can take breaks whenever you wish.

Please feel free to bring a snack. Light refreshments will also be provided.

We are here to answer your questions, share tips and tricks of the trade and have a thoroughly fun time. 

 

How do I book my place?

Just pop in to see us, or give us a call and we can reserve your place. Gift vouchers are also available to purchase.

A deposit of 25% (non - returnable) is required to secure your place. Balance is due Two weeks before date of class.

 

You will receive a confirmation email upon booking with full details, date and time of course.

What will you need to bring?

All you will need to bring is you and your pinny! (and maybe pen and paper for any notes you may want to take and phone or camera for pictures)

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS

REFUNDS & TRANSFERS    If you decide to cancel your class for any reason, we will not be able to offer a refund. If you cancel more than 4 weeks before the class date, you can be transferred to another class, but this will incur a £20 admin fee.

OUR CANCELLATION POLICY Top Tier Cakes reserves the right to cancel a class, every effort will be made to rearrange the date or transfer you onto another class and at a suitable date. If this is not possible, then a full refund will be given

Why not ask about our themed children’s cupcake parties?

We can also arrange classes for small groups of friends to enjoy together.

Perfect for Hen Parties 

Pick your own theme.

We also do demonstration evenings.

            

We are pleased to announce new classes for 2018

 

Celebration Cake Courses for 2018

 

Valentine Heart Shaped Cake    

Sunday 11th February 10.30am – 3.30pm    Cost £ 65

 

Beginners class Create a beautiful cake just before

Valentine’s day. Learn how to level, fill and crumb coat before covering your cake with sugar paste.

Make a simple teddy bear and rose to decorate and finish with a spray of romantic hearts.

 

Cake for Easter               

Saturday 25th March 10.30am – 3.30pm     Cost  £75

 

Beginners and Intermediate  Learn to cover a 6 inch round tall cake with sugar paste in a beautiful wild meadow style. We will show you how to decorate your cake with a painted grass effect and make      a selection of small flowers to add to your design.

To complete your cake, you will learn how to make a cute

Easter Bunny to pop onto the top of your cake.

 

Carved Handbag                  

Sunday 8th April 10.30am – 3.30pm  Cost      £90

 

Intermediate Class   Come and make a stunning Quilted Designer Handbag Cake. This course is for intermediate level or confident      beginners looking for a challenge and is perfect as a celebration       cake for a handbag addict!

You will learn how fill your cake before carving it into shape and     ganaching before covering it with sugarpaste and embossing          your design and adding decorative details.

 

Cupcake Courses for 2018

 

Cupcake Toppers        

Wednesday 7th February 6.30pm – 8.30pm        Cost £40

Beginners  Join us for this short introduction on making simple sugar paste models and decorations for cupcake toppers using cutters, embossers and modelling tools. We will provide you with a box of 6 cupcakes for you to decorate with buttercream and finish  with your fabulous toppers ready to take home.

 

  Creative Cupcakes             

Sunday 25th February 10.30am – 2.30pm                Cost £75                                     

Beginners/intermediate   During this class there will be an introduction on how to make the perfect cupcake and buttercream and we will teach you a lot of the basics of sugar craft.

Come and join us and play with our extensive range of moulds, cutters, pastes, lustre dusts and much more.  

Learn how to use cutters, moulds, embossers correctly

We'll teach you how, and let you play with our cake toys! By the   end of the class you will have a box of beautiful cupcakes to take home.

Piping, Writing & Lettering.  

Sunday 18th March 10pm – 4pm                  Cost £90                

Beginners/Intermediate   With many ways to display wording, this class covers drafting your lettering, piping techniques (including straight lines, scrolls, cornelli, lacework and more, plus creating raised and upright lettering, using tappits and cutters.

The basic principles of great piping are very easy when you know how.

We cover lots of simple piping in this class, showing you how to make royal icing, the different consistencies, preparing piping bags and using different piping nozzles.

You will take home a beautiful box of cupcakes, showing your newfound skills, to share with your family and friends.


Elegant Vintage Cupcakes

Saturday 21st April 12.00 – 3.00pm                Cost £60

 This class has been designed to show you how to create stylish, edible decorations for your vintage cupcakes. We teach you how to work with sugar paste and modelling paste (tylo powder and sugar paste) as well as creating a dome shape with buttercream and sugar paste.

You will also see how many of the decorations on the cupcakes can be created without the use of tools and cutters. We provide you with a box of cupcakes to take home, so that by the end of the lesson you will have completed your box of glamorous and elegant vintage cupcakes, suitable for any occasion.