About Us

With over twenty years experience in the world of professional cake decorating, The Cake Makery is dedicated to bringing your cake decorating skills to an extremely high standard, and with minimal use of additional tools.

We want to teach you the skills required to make beautiful cakes and cupcakes at home.

We run a series of classes for all students, ranging from beginner up to advanced levels. We also offer advice and tips to our followers on Facebook and Twitter.

The Cake Makery is a school of Sugarcraft, teaching a wide range of professional decorating skills to students with all levels of experience in a fun and friendly environment.

  • Scrolls
  • Cornelli
  • Lines
  • Writing and different lettering styles (dried and erect lettering)
  • Lace
  • Flowers
  • Leaves
  • Run-outs
  • Swirls
  • Working with different nozzles
  • Making your own piping bags
  • How to make your own flower paste
  • Using flower paste to create modelling paste
  • Making sugar flowers (rise, jasmine, freesia, orchid, lilly)
  • Making sugar foliage (ivy, holly, filler foliage)
  • Modelling sugar animals
  • Modelling characters (people, brides & grooms)
  • Modelling shoes
  • Dressed figures
  • Working with sugar paste
  • Covering cakes with sugarpaste
  • Working with Pastillage
  • Wedding cake
  • Dowelling and stacking tiered cakes
  • Design and application of wedding cakes
  • Setting up a cake at the wedding
  • Covering a square cake
  • Covering a round cake
  • Making sugar flowers
  • Dusting and colouring for flowers
  • Wiring flowers and foliage into a spray
  • Decorative techniques
  • Texturing
  • Drapes/bows and frilling
  • Embossing
  • Garret frills
  • Brush embroidery
  • Stencilling
  • Crimping
  • Inlays
  • Airbrushing techniques
  • Cake carving
  • Basic shaping
  • Filling a carved cake
  • Fixing mistakes
  • Covering a difficult shaped cake with sugarpaste