Swiss Buttercream Flowers Cupcake Course

Don’t be fooled… This amazing icing is soft as silk not hard as the name suggests. If you’ve not tried Swiss ‘Meringue’ Buttercream before, you’re in for a real treat. For those that have mastered standard swirls and bog standard buttercream, this floral icing effects class will take you to the next level of deliciousness and decorative intricacy.

On this baking & decorating course you will learn how to make fluffy, light cupcakes topped off with sumptuously smooth & soft swiss meringue buttercream – renowned for it’s creamy sweet flavour and silky, non-grainy texture.

And as if that wasn’t awesome enough, you’ll also learn how to pipe it in 6 different floral icing effects using the minimum of tools and equipment. At the end of the day you will go home with 12 delicious floral iced cupcakes, 2 of each design.

These expert floral styles are ideal for weddings and posh parties but even go down a treat with the kids. The only thing we do need to warn you about is to prepare for is the gasps of amazement and possibly a fight for the last one.

Our cake courses are held at our lovely bakery and cake decorating shop in central Chelmsford, Essex.  Did you know we do over 15 different courses for all types of cakes? And that you can get a 20% discount after you’ve booked one? For details on this fantastic offer, and to check out all of our courses, click here. Terms and conditions apply.

Course Content

Baking perfect cupcakes EVERY time

EXPERT icing techniques

Making Swiss Meringue Buttercream – a premium icing

How to colour SMBC

How to flavour SMBC – natural flavourings

Storage advice

Recipe sheets for cakes and icings to take home

Creating shimmery buttercream effects

Introduction to different icing nozzles – which ones do what?

Learn 6 floral piping styles including roses, sunflowers & more…

Two tone buttercream effects

Crafting realistic flower centres

Course Details

Skill Level

Any level, beginners and upwards

Course Location

This course is held at our professional bakery and cake decorating shop in Chelmsford in Essex. Car parking is available very nearby if you are driving, otherwise Chelmsford is just a 30 minute train ride from London Liverpool Street station if you decide to travel by train, and our shop is just a few minutes walk from the station.

Course Times

See individual dates below as times can vary

Course Prices

This course costs £95

Parking & Travel

There are a number of public car parks within a minute of our shop, when you book you will receive a confirmation email with details on these. We are also very near to Chelmsford Rail and Bus stations, just a  simple few minute walk.

What's Included

The course price includes all baking ingredients, materials, recipe and icing handouts to take home, all sugarcraft tools, equipment, refreshments and of course your dozen beautifully baked and decorated cupcakes all boxed up to take home. Course attendees will also receive 10% discount on items purchased in the cake decorating supplies shop on the day of your course.

Exclusive TGCC discounts for you!

Course attendees will receive a 10% discount on any items purchased in the cake decorating shop Creative Baking Supplies on the day of your course – with no minimum spend! PLUS, if you book one course with us, you will be entitled to 20% off other courses in the future. For more information on how to get this fantastic discount or to book just give the shop a call on 01245 283986. Terms and conditions apply.

Gluten Free Options Available

If you are wheat / gluten intolerant fear not – with us you can enjoy making AND eating your cakes. Whilst the rest of the group make their own regular cupcakes, you will have your very own set of equipment and special ingredients for a surprisingly delicious Gluten Free version. Book your course as normal following the links below then email us in advance to let us know you require a gluten free course so we can make sure we have everything you need.

**PLEASE NOTE!** Our online booking & payments system is via PayPal but you do not need a PayPal account to pay! PayPal is also a secure payments system for most credit or debit cards. If you have problems with the booking system, please call the shop to book your course on 01245 283986. Click on a date below to book your course:

Course Dates

Swiss Meringue Buttercream Flowers Course


Swiss Buttercream Piped Flowers Cupcake Class - Saturday 6th January 2024 - 10am to 3pm

Price: General Admission £95.00

Date: Saturday 6th January, 2024

Available Spaces: 2

Swiss Buttercream Piped Flowers Cupcake Class - Sunday 7th January 2024 - 10am to 3pm

Price: General Admission £95.00

Date: Sunday 7th January, 2024

Available Spaces: 3

Swiss Buttercream Piped Flowers Cupcake Class - Friday 19th January 2024 - 10am to 3pm

Price: General Admission £95.00

Date: Friday 19th January, 2024

Available Spaces: 0

Swiss Buttercream Piped Flowers Cupcake Class - Sunday 28th January 2024 - 10am to 3pm

Price: General Admission £95.00

Date: Sunday 28th January, 2024

Available Spaces: 4

Swiss Buttercream Piped Flowers Cupcake Class - Saturday 17th February 2024 - 10am to 3pm

Price: General Admission £95.00

Date: Saturday 17th February, 2024

Available Spaces: 4

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