Welcome to " The school of sugarcrafts" cake decorating and sugarcraft courses page. Our cake decorating and sugarcraft courses will teach you the skills needed to create stunning cakes.
If you've always wondered how to achieve super-smooth icing or how to make pretty sugar flowers for your cakes, then one of our sugarcraft courses are for you !

Below you will find a range of courses that will suit everyone from the beginner to the more experienced sugarcrafter.

Come and learn how much fun you can have with Sugar Paste in a relaxed and friendly environment.
From learning the basics of covering a cake in Sugar paste to creating stylish and fun 3D models and creating realistic looking sugar flowers at The school of sugarcraft we have a variety of courses to suit your needs.

 

BAKING FOR CAKE DECORATING

8th November 2016

2 week course - 6.30 till 9.30pm

£60 per person

If you have ever oohed and aahed over professionally iced cakes then this is the course for you. Learn all the skills needed to bake cakes to a high professional standard. under our expert guidance you will learn how to make mouth watering cakes to our tried and tested recipe, right down to layering and covering your cake with sugarpaste.

Skills Covered -

How to line a cake tin to a proffesional standard

Mixing and baking

layering a cake

Covering a cake with sugarpaste

EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS NEEDED

Apron

Dish cloth

Tea towel

Notepad and Pen

A box to take your cake home in

PLEASE NOTE PLACES FOR THIS COURSE ARE LIMITED TO 5

PEOPLE..PLEASE BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT

 

 

 

CHRSTMAS CUPCAKE WORKSHOP

22ND NOVEMBER 2016 - 6.30 Till 9.30pm

£45 per person

This class is designed for all levels of sugarcrafter. Our workshops are fun, informative and supportive. We pride ourselves on our ability to make our students feel at ease and encouraged, giving assistance where needed and space when not. This class is the perfect introduction to all types of modelling and various other skills. Discover how to use edible modelling paste to create your very own sugar cake toppers and the different techniques used to create professional looking cupcakes

This is a 3 hour relaxed and informal class,from which you will be able to take home 6 beautifully decorated cupcakes. In this class we will cover the following skills.

Icing a cupcake with buttercream

icing a cupcake with sugarpaste

using embossing mats

using siicone molds

PLEASE NOTE: ALL CLASSES/WORKSHOPS ARE LIMITED TO 10 PEOPLE AND PLACES ARE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. A DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO SECURE YOUR PLACE

ALL MATERIALS FOR THIS COURSE ARE SUPPLIED BY US AND ARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE COURSE

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

An Apron

A Dishcloth

A small sharp knife (not serrated)

A box to take your cupcakes home in

Notepad and pen

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CHRISTMAS BAUBLES CAKE CLASS

29TH NOVEMBER 2016

6.30 Till 8.30pm

2 evening course over 2 weeks

£60 per person

Beautiful sphere cakes make the perfect modern addition to any Christmas table

This is a fun class full of loads of techniques. You will take home 1 large and 4 small sphere cakes ( made using the cakes we baked for you earlier.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL CLASSES/WORKSHOPS ARE LIMITED TO 10 PEOPLE AND PLACES ARE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. A DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO SECURE YOUR PLACE

ALL MATERIALS FOR THIS COURSE ARE SUPPLIED BY US AND ARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE COURSE

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

An Apron

A Dishcloth

A small sharp knife (not serrated)

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COVERING A CAKE WITH SUGARPASTE

10th JANUARY 2017 6.30PM TO 9.30PM

£35 PER PERSON

If you'd like to learn the skills needed to cover cakes to a professional finish and the know-how to use basic sugarcraft equipment, this is an essential course for you.

On this three hour course you will learn how how to cover a 6" round cake dummy and board with sugarpaste to a professional standard.

You will then have the chance to decorate your cake using various tools and techniques to create clever fabric and textured effects. Under our expert guidance, discover how to use plunger cutters, silicone moulds and impression mats.

You will leave this course with the confidence to create impressive Cakes For Ladies.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL CLASSES/WORKSHOPS ARE LIMITED TO 10 PEOPLE AND PLACES ARE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. A DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO SECURE YOUR PLACE

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

A 6 inch round polystyrene cake dummy

An Apron

A Dishcloth

A small sharp knife (not serrated)

A box to take your cake home in

a notepad and pen

 

 

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VALENTINE CUPCAKES WORKSHOP

16TH FEBRUARY 2017 6.30pm TO 9.30pm

£45 per person

This class is designed for all levels of sugarcrafter. Our workshops are fun, informative and supportive. We pride ourselves on our ability to make our students feel at ease and encouraged, giving assistance where needed and space when not. This class is the perfect introduction to all types of modelling and various other skills. Discover how to use edible modelling paste to create your very own sugar cake toppers and the different techniques used to create professional looking cupcakes

This is a 3 hour relaxed and informal class,from which you will be able to take home 6 beautifully decorated cupcakes. In this class we will cover the following skills.

Icing a cupcake with buttercream

icing a cupcake with sugarpaste

using embossing mats and cutters

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUGAR FLOWERS A WIRED STARBURST LILY SPRAY

21st FEBRUARY 2017 6.30PM TO 8.30PM

3 EVENINGS OVER 3 WEEKS

£70 per person

This class is designed for all levels of sugarcrafter. Our courses are fun, informative and supportive. We pride ourselves on our ability to make our students feel at ease and encouraged, giving assistance where needed and space when not. This class is the perfect introduction to all types of modelling and flower making. Discover how to use edible flower paste to create your very own realistic looking sugar flowers.

You will be taught the secret of making realistic looking sugar flowers and will be inspired by some wonderful flower sprays. You will learn the basic skills and techniques needed to create sugar flowers suitable for Cakes For Ladies and cupcakes. All materials are supplied throughout the course all you need are the items listed below. All of our courses have a maximum of 10 students.

 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL CLASSES/WORKSHOPS ARE LIMITED TO 10 PEOPLE AND PLACES ARE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. A DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO SECURE YOUR PLACE

ALL MATERIALS FOR THE COURSE ARE SUPPLIED BY US AND ARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE COURSE

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

An apron

Dishcloth

A box to take your flowers home in

A block of oasis

Notepad and pen

 

 

 

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MOTHERS DAY CUPCAKE WORKSHOP

21ST MARCH 2017 6.30pm till 9.30pm

£45 per person

This class is designed for all levels of sugarcrafter. Our workshops are fun, informative and supportive. We pride ourselves on our ability to make our students feel at ease and encouraged, giving assistance where needed and space when not. This class is the perfect introduction to all types of modelling and various other skills. Discover how to use edible modelling paste to create your very own sugar cake toppers and the different techniques used to create professional looking cupcakes

This is a 3 hour relaxed and informal class,from which you will be able to take home 6 beautifully decorated cupcakes and a unique gift for your mum.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL CLASSES/WORKSHOPS ARE LIMITED TO 10 PEOPLE AND PLACES ARE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. A DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO SECURE YOUR PLACE

ALL MATERIALS FOR THE COURSE ARE SUPPLIED BY US AND ARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE COURSE

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

An Apron

A Dishcloth

A small sharp knife (not serrated)

A box to take your cupcakes home in

a notepad and pen

 

 

 

 

EASTER AND CHRISTENING CUPCAKE WORKSHOP

11th APRIL 2017 6.30pm TO 9.30pm

£45 per person

This class is designed for all levels of sugarcrafter. Our workshops are fun, informative and supportive. We pride ourselves on our ability to make our students feel at ease and encouraged, giving assistance where needed and space when not. This class is the perfect introduction to all types of modelling and various other skills. Discover how to use edible modelling paste to create your very own sugar cake toppers and the different techniques used to create professional looking cupcakes

This is a 3 hour relaxed and informal class,from which you will be able to take home 6 beautifully decorated cupcakes. In this class we will cover the following skills.

Icing a cupcake with buttercream

icing a cupcake with sugarpaste

using embossing mats

using siicone molds

 

 

 

 

 

 

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COCO THE CLOWN WORKSHOP

9TH MAY 2017 6.30PM TO 8.30PM

1 EVENING PER WEEK OVER 4 WEEKS

£80 PER PERSON

Being able to model, especially people, opens up a whole new world to your cake decorating. 

In this course we explain the basics of modelling and then how to use those skills to create icing people.  Even if you have never modelled in icing before you will go home with a fun figures of a clown. Using modelling paste and a variety of innovative techniques lean how to create fun, caricature style figures to add an extra dimension to your Cakes For Ladies.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL CLASSES/WORKSHOPS ARE LIMITED TO 10 PEOPLE AND PLACES ARE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. A DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO SECURE YOUR PLACE

ALL MATERIALS FOR THE COURSE ARE SUPPLIED BY US AND ARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THE COURSE

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

Small sharp knife ( not serrated)

An apron

A dish cloth

Note pad and pen

A box to take your creation home in

A block of oasis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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"The School Of Sugarcraft" is based in Netherton, Huddersfield, I have 27 years experience in the art of sugarcraft and have a NCFE level 3 qualification in teaching. I have also run my own cake decorating business "Cakes By Joanne" for the last 9 years.

 

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