In this one-day class learn how to make delicious cupcakes topped with an exciting
selection of buttercream flowers with baking & buttercream expert, Marianne Stewart.
Professional cake skills, such as making meringue buttercream, colouring, piping and
storing buttercream leaves and flowers are all covered.
The cupcakes are pre-baked so you can concentrate fully on the piping & buttercream skills. This class is suitable for beginners to improvers, and Marianne can always give you extra flowers to pipe if you are ahead of the class!
Marianne will give you the recipe for her signature chocolate cupcakes; super
moist and full of flavour.
You will make:
- Swiss Meringue buttercream, specially customised for creating
richly detailed flowers. This buttercream is key for creating flowers that are not
only delicious but hold up in warmer conditions and stay stable for longer when
- Marianne will demonstrate two-tone colouring and show you various piping
techniques involved in crafting life-like flowers from buttercream.
- You will learn how to pipe flowers such as ranunculus, roses, rosebuds, blossoms
and leaves. Time permitting, Marianne will also demonstrate how to pipe
- You will also learn about storage and handling buttercream flowers, assembly and
how to garnish the flowers with piped leaves.
- You will leave with 8 decorated cupcakes and all the recipes used in the class.
This course aims to be a fun source of creativity for novices and seasoned sugarcrafters alike so we don’t put limits on abilities – we just want you to bring a cake load of enthusiasm!
This course is held at LetThemSeeCake Shop and Classroom (entrance on Lansdowne Road). Public on-street car parking is available nearby but we cannot guarantee a parking space. There is a bus stop outside the Bakery, reachable by bus numbers 13, 17, 18, 64, X1 from Cardiff city centre.
Saturday 26th October - The course starts at 10.00am and finishes around 16.30pm
The course is £110 per person.
The course price includes all baking ingredients, materials, recipe and icing handouts to take home, all sugarcraft tools, equipment, refreshments will be supplied and of course your pre baked cupcakes
Piped Buttercream Flowers with Marianne Stewart - 26th October
The venue reserves the right to cancel or change the date of the course without notice, however as much contact will be sought with attendees and alternative dates will be found in this unlikely event.
Please make us aware of any special dietary requirements for refreshments at time of booking, note we use Wheat flour and Gluten is present throughout the bakery building.
Payment & Cancellation - Full payment is required at time of booking. Cancellation for any reason must be made at least 14 days prior to the course date for a full refund. A 50% refund can be obtained up until 7 days prior to the course date. For cancellations made within 7 days of the course date a single date transfer will be offered, but no refund will be available. Transfers must be used within 6 months of the original course date.