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

Join us for this sweet-as Saturday session to learn easy steps to nailing that elegant, Instagrammable finish - without the fiddle of fondant. 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.

Get inspired (with a few laughs and a cuppa), as you layer and ice a 6-inch vanilla butter cake. Top it with your own sculpture of fresh flowers, chocolate leaves and sweets, to take home.

You'll get loads of creative tips and skills for achieving that professional finish using low-cost tools and equipment found in most kitchens… (no need to break the bank buying fancy gear).

What will be covered in this cake decorating course?

  • Cut and layer your cake for straight edges and 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

Who is this cake decorating course 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 in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

If driving, there is no entry into Gordon Street from Victoria Road. Last block on your right before Victoria Road. Pedestrian access is opposite Prince Street.

What to bring to class

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

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

Additional information 

All ingredients, tools, and cake box supplied.
Please note: we are not able to provide substitute ingredients for people with allergies.

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$169 Limited inc GST / $127 / $135.20 / $152.10

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Drip Cake & Florals Cake Decorating Course

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Drip Cake & Florals Cake Decorating Course

Great reasons to enrol in a short course with us

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Enrol online 24/7 with a safe, convenient 3-step process, and you can change your mind up to 7 days before class starts.

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Our educators bring first-hand experience and knowledge, with up-to-the-minute practices from diverse industries.

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Our courses help you rapidly increase your skills and knowledge, for professional development or personal interest.

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Course testimonials:

  • said: A fun course, presented by a tutor who was knowledgeable, relaxed, helpful and very encouraging. Everyone in the class made beautifully decorated cakes, and I was proud of my own effort.

  • said: I loved the relaxed class with the delightful Amber who makes everything easy. I am not creative but what I produced was amazing. Highly recommended!

  • said: Loved it

  • said: Amber was very easy to learn from, friendly, clear with instructions, very non-judgmental at our efforts and offered kind hands-on assistance as required. I learned a lot and had great fun.

  • said: Fantastic course for beginners who want to create cake effects like a pro

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