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Learn to cover a 6 inch round cake creating a smooth professional finish.  Learn to create a pretty cupcake embellishment and pretty flowers to adorn your cake. This is the perfect class to help you gain confidence with covering large cakes and the skills you develop will take you forward with creating beautiful birthday cakes.

In this class you will learn to:


  • Split, level and prepare a sponge cake for decorating
  • Crumb coat
  • Cover your cake with sugar paste creating a smooth, professional finish
  • Use cutters and moulds to create decorations
  • Learn to handle flower paste
  • Placement of decorations and how to attach them to cakes



All the equipment you will need is provided and you will go away from this workshop with a useful handout with step by step instructions and of course your completed cake. This class is an ideal starting point for those wanting to create professional looking celebration cakes and is an ideal course to complete before progressing to the Sharp Edges class. A perfect class for beginners and is suitable for those with no experience at all. Light refreshments are provided throughout the session.

Basic Cake Covering Class 6/4/24 10am-1.30pm £70

  • 1.  Class bookings can be made via the website, if you wish to make a group booking please do so via email or phone.

    2.  Once payment for a class has been made refunds are not available so please ensure you check all dates, times etc. prior to making the booking.  This applies to both individual bookings and group bookings or parties. 

    3.  In the unlikely event that The Old Manor House Bakery has to cancel a class a full refund will be offered. 

    4. Refunds will only be offered for the price you paid for the class, we cannot be held liable for any other money spent by the student eg. travel expenses.  It is recommended that you purchase your own insurance to cover these eventualities.

    5. We cannot hold classes pending payment, your place is not secure until payment has been received and you have received a confirmation email.

    6. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late for the class you will be unable to join the class.

    7. The minimum age for students is 16 yrs old, any children wishing to attend younger than 16yrs old must be accompanied by a full paying adult.

    8. Any student with special dietary requirements must notify The Old Manor House Bakery at the time of booking.

    9. We reserve the right to alter course content at any time. Handmade products will not be identical and we reserve the right to change a design if the end result would benefit from this.

    10. Workshops are attended completely at your own risk, we will not be held liable for any injuries or accidents that occur during the workshops.

    11. You are strictly prohibited from using our designs, lesson plans or photographs in classes that you host or intend to host for either teaching activity or promotional material.

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