Drip Cake & Florals Cake Decorating Course - Short Courses Sydney

Drip Cake & Florals Cake Decorating Course

What you'll learn

Learn how to make a drip cake with fresh flowers with our cake baking & decorating courses in Sydney!

Discover how to decorate a drip cake with this cake decorating course. On this course, you will spend your Saturday learning to layer and ice a 6-inch vanilla butter cake, then topping it with your own sculpture of fresh flowers, chocolate leaves and sweets to take home. This beginner's class will give you all the tips and skills to smooth and decorate your own naked drip cake masterpiece at home, to create cakes for birthdays and other special occasions. As well as leaving with your own drip cake, you'll also have some invaluable creative tips for achieving that professional finish using low-cost tools and equipment found in most kitchens. 

All ingredients, tools and a take-home cake box are included in the course fee.

Please note: We are not able to provide substitute ingredients for people with allergies.

Course content

What will be covered in this cake decorating course?

  • Cut and layer your cake for straight edges and a flat top
  • Naked sides effect using buttercream
  • How to make a caramel glaze (correct consistency) for the drip
  • Applying (and controlling) the drip effect
  • Making white chocolate leaves for edible decoration
  • Composition and placement of fresh flowers, sweets and leaves on top
  • Finishing and presenting a 6-inch vanilla butter cake to take home

Learning outcomes

Following this Drip Cake & Florals course, you should be able to:

  • Prepare a layered cake for decoration
  • Create a 'naked sides-effect' cake using buttercream icing
  • Make a caramel glaze to top your cake
  • Apply and correctly control the drip effect of the glaze
  • Create your own floral cake-topping edible decoration
  • Curate the cake topping for a beautiful presentation
  • Put the finishing touches to your cake, and take it home!

Intended audience

Who is this cake decorating course for?

This course is for beginners, and cake lovers who want to develop their skills.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd on the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What we provide

  • Ingredients
  • Tools
  • A take-home cake box

What to bring to class

  • An apron
  • Closed-in shoes to wear
  • If you have long hair, tie it back

Additional information

Please note the following:

Accessibility: Please note there is no level access to the room for this class. Access is via approx. 20 steps.

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Amber Subaki is an artist, illustrator and cake decorator. With over 10 years of experience working in the disability sector, including 5 years teaching art, Amber has a nurturing and inclusive...

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