Learn how to master frosting in our beginner’s Buttercream class.
During your time at The London Cake Academy, Samantha will guide you step by step through this 1-day beginner’s buttercream course. You will learn how to make the perfect buttercream for frosting and piping. We will cover how to pipe stars, rosettes, ice cream swirls, shells, double shells, scrolls, fleur de lies, blob ombre, and barrel scrolls to name but a few! You will even learn a few more to boot!
Even more Bonus Techniques
Learning how to mix the perfect buttercream yourself as well as two other types of frostings commonly used in cake decorating, you will even learn how to make piping bags from scratch. Lettering and writing skills will be covered too, and additionally, you will go home with a template to practice with.
You will take home your work to enjoy!
During the day we will decorate a real cake, Samantha will show you how to fill, level, and torte your cake ready to decorate it in your favorite piping techniques from your class.
You will also learn how to safely box up ready for you to take home to use your new skills on your own cakes and future orders.
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Refreshments are provided throughout the day. You may want to bring a packed lunch, a notepad, and a pen.
This is an extremely fast-paced but fun course, so you will come to class prepared to work as you would in a working bakery environment. (your class will be in a studio classroom space) You will be focused on the task at hand at all times to ensure you understand all the processes required of you.
Provision of equipment
The basic equipment you require will be provided for you to use whilst you are in class. We will occasionally, have a few items available for purchase.
How to Book your Class
If the date advertised on the site does not suit you then please contact the Academy with at least three available dates you can attend your class. We will try to accommodate you as best as possible but please be aware your dates may not be available.