Fondant Cake & Cupcake Course

An intensive cake and cupcake decorating course focusing on rolled fondant or ‘sugarpaste’ covering, exquisite sugar floristry and Royal Icing details. 

You will learn how to bake and ice 6 cupcakes with a variety of fondant effects. You will also master the techniques of how to professionally prepare, layer and cover your own larger cake too – ideal for the top of a cupcake display stand or as a starting point for creating more fondant cakes at home.

These beautiful floral cakes and cupcakes are perfect not just for weddings, but any party or event that deserves a touch of class… and indeed the useful skills you will learn for properly preparing and covering cakes can be applied to other birthday or novelty cakes you make going forward.

On this intensive course you will learn from the best in the business when it comes to designing cupcake displays. With over 1000 weddings & formal events under our belt, you are sure to leave your day with all the skill and inspiration you need to create your own beautiful and unique cakes, guaranteed to be the talk of guests and friends.

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

Bake cupcakes on the class

Decorating your cupcakes with interesting icing technique

Learn the art of rolled fondant icing on a ready baked cake

Rolled fondant on cupcakes including patterned fondant

Recipe sheets for cakes and icings to take home

How professionally prepare sponge cakes for covering

How to cover a cake with icing

Making a range of flowers including handmade sugar roses, lilies and more…

Working with colour schemes & designing your cupcakes at home

Royal icing techniques

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

Weekdays 10am to 3:00pm (with lunch break)
Saturdays 11:00am to 4:00pm (with lunch break)
Sundays – times vary please check individual listings below

Course Prices

Fondant Cake & Cupcake courses are £125

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.

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

Sorry, no events available right now. Contact us with your availability and we will try our best to add a date that suits.

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