Buttercream Techniques


Buttercream Techniques
In this 5 week course you will learn how to create 8 different styles of cake using various buttercream techniques. From smooth sides to ruffles to ombre and more, this class will show you everything you need to know to create your own buttercream masterpieces.

Also covered in this class will be a range of piping techniques including cupcake swirls, writing, shell borders and more.

2018 dates TBC

Cost $320




What you will learn:
  • How to make buttercream (demonstration only)
  • How to colour buttercream and create ombre effects
  • Various cake covering techniques, including smooth, ombre, water colour, ruffles, semi-naked, rosettes
  • How to fill and use a piping bag
  • Pipe lines and make simple borders, letters and shapes on your cake
  • Piping swirl techniques for cupcakes


Please be aware that over the 5 week course students will be required to supply some ingredients and equipment.

Please send an email to shop@choicecakes.com to have a requirement list sent to you.

Time: 2 hour session each week for 5 weeks
Important Information:
- A non-refundable deposit of $160 is required at time of booking. Bookings will not be taken without a deposit.
- Remaining balance must be paid in full before classes commence.
- Students are required to bring or purchase their own supplies and equipment for each class.
- No refunds will be given if student cancels once a course has commenced.
- Missed classes can not be made up.
A 'catch-up' class can be arranged at a mutual time during the day only. This will incur an extra cost of $75 per hour.
- Students receive a 10% discount in our store (excludes books, pettinice, cake tin & stand hire) whilst attending classes.
- Choice Cakes & Decorating Centre takes no responsibility for equipment or class projects left on the premises.

We keep class sizes small to maximise your value for money.

Business Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 4pm

Saturday: 9am - 12pm

Sunday: Closed