Cake Decorating Skills Courses
These classes look at specific skills and different elements of cake decorating. From covering a cake in butercream or sugarpaste, to stacking cakes, royal icing and piping techniques, and a variety of finishing touches we think we have you covered!!!!
Our hands on cake covering classes are run at Debbies home in Stoke Mandeville, and our famous demonstration evenings and non messy workshops are run in the shop.
Our events are for over age 16 only unless otherwise stated.
Private tuition is also available, or tailored group bookings if you have a party of friends that would like a get together over a fun activity.
Our Classes are currently on hold due to Covid restrictions. Please check back regularly for more information.
When our classes are able to run properly again a full schedule of courses, workshops and demonstration evenings will be published here.
While social distancing measures are in place, private tuition can be accomodated when lockdown rules allow.
These can be arranged to suit you and will include supplies, tea/coffee and of course cake!!
3hr 1 person -cake covering course - buttercream or sugarpaste - including cakes and materials £150
3 hrs 2 person - cake covering course - buttercream or sugarpaste - including cakes and materials £280
Frequently Asked Questions About Our Courses
Where are the courses/demonstrations held?
Flower and modelling classes and demonstrations are mainly held in the shop in Wendover. Messy, cupcake or large cake covering classes are held at Debbies home in Stoke Mandeville.
What should I bring with me?
For demonstration Evenings, you do not need to bring anything with you. Most people bring a notepad and pen and a phone to take pictures of the finished cakes. Lots of questions get asked and lots of advice is given.
For the courses and workshops what you bring will depend on the nature of the course you are on.Generally and apron, non stick board and a small rolling pin as well as any modelling tools you may have. We do have some tools available to borrowhowever it in generally easier if you have your own. All tools and equipment are always available to purchase on the night at a 10% discount.
Where can I park?
There is free parking after 6pm along the High Street in Wendover, and on the Aylesbury Rd just around the corner from the shop. There is also a public car park clearly signposted by the library, which is apporoximately 200 metres away.
If you are attending a class at Debbies house, please feel free to use her driveway. There is usually parking available on the street, although please be considerate of neighbours.
Are children allowed?
At the current time, children under the age of 16 are not allowed to the majority of our evening courses. This decision is based on feedback from our customers who enjoy and adult evening without children. We do offer parent and child classes where the child must be over 10. These are clearly indicated on the class information. On demonstration evenings we will allow children over the age of 12 as long as they are accompanied by an adult.
All courses are non refundable and non transferable with the only exception of the following;
- The course can be transferred to another person specified by you.
- If the course is cancelled due to a low subscription, you will be notified at least two days in advance and you will be entitled to transfer to another course or to a full refund.
- If courses are cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control, E.g. por weather, or tutor illness, you will be entitled to transfer to another course, a rescheduled date or a full refund.