Cake Decorating Skills Courses

These classes look at specific skills and different elements of cake decorating.  From covering a cake in buttercream 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.

Please note; Our group classes will only go ahead if enough places are sold.  We can cater for up to 6 people at a time.



Our Classes

How to Ice a Sponge Cake Demonstration Evening

Monday 25th April 2022


A demonstration with Debbie, showing you how to get a fabulous finish on your sugar paste cakes.  From how to split, fill and crumb coat your cake, to getting that lovely smooth finish without a buttercream bulge!!  Obviously, because Debbie can't leave a cake undecorated, you'll get to see some really achievable decorating ideas and tips to take your cakes to the next level.  


Call 01296 696860 or email to book

How to Stack a Tiered Cake Demonstration Evening

Monday 23rd May (Shop Location)


A demonstration evening, perfectly designed to show all the tips and techniques for icing and stacking a tiered cake.


Call 01296 696860 or email to book

Royal Icing Skills Class

Saturday 11th June (Cornelli Kitchen - Stoke Mandeville)


Learn how to pipe writing with Royal Icing, as well as learning some design techniques and piped flowers.  Great for beginners or for those wanting to brush up on those all important skills.


Call 01296 696860 or email to book.

Private Tuition Pricing

Private tuition is now available to book.

These classes 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 £160

3 hrs 2 person - cake covering course - buttercream or sugarpaste - including cakes and materials £280

To book your space or for further information, do not hesitate to call the shop on  01296 696860 or email us

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 borrow however it in generally easier if you have your own.  All tools and equipment are always available to purchase.

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 approximately 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.

Cancellation policy.

All courses are non refundable and non transferable with the only exception of the following;

  1. The course can be transferred to another person specified by you.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Covid Policy.

Should you or a member of your party test positive for Covid or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive, you must not attend your class.

24 hrs before your lesson we ask that you agree with the following statements;

  1. I am not exhibiting any Covid19 symptoms and have not done so for at least the last 7 days.
  2. I have not tested positive for Covid19 within the last 7 days.
  3. I have not come into contact with anyone exhibiting Covid 19 symptoms within the last 7days.

Should your booking be cancelled due to Covid you will be issued and alternative date or a gift voucher valid for 12 months.