Airbrushing Cactus Pot Cake Class

Make the art of airbrushing cakes the next string to your bow! Carve, sculpt, cover and create this beautiful coloured cactus pot and finish with gradient airbrushing and glaze techniques for true realism.

You will be given your own sponge cakes and under the expert guidance of your tutor Eloise, will learn how to carve them by hand into a pot shape. Following this you will learn how to ganache your cake before covering and finally airbrushing it. You will also learn how to create miniature edible cacti and succulents with which you bring your pot to life.

Everything you need is provided for the day including equipment, tools, ingredients and packaging. Just bring yourself and your love of cakes!

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

How to carve a shaped cake from scratch

Cake recipe sheets to recreate at home

Ganache coating technique for a super smooth finish

Icing and ganache recipe sheets to take home

Covering a shaped cake in fondant

Airbrushing your own cake in a multi coloured gradient

Airbrushing tips for use at home

Glazing cakes for a high shine finish

Making a variety of realistic edible cacti and succulents

Course Details

Skill Level

Beginner to intermediate. Basic experience of crumb coating cakes and handling fondant is helpful.

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

10am to 3:00pm (with lunch break)

Course Prices

This course costs £165

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 cakes, icings and other materials needed to produce your cactus pot cake plus a box to take it home in. You will also have use of all necessary sugarcraft tools, airbrush equipment etc and receive recipe and icing handouts to take home. We also provide complimentary refreshments.

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.

**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

Airbrushing Cactus Pot Cake Class

Price: General Admission £165.00

Date: Saturday 8th May, 2021

Available Spaces: 0

Airbrushing Cactus Pot Cake Class

Price: General Admission £165.00

Date: Saturday 5th June, 2021

Available Spaces: 2

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