Workshop | BASIC Buttercream | 20 March

R2,100.00 R1,260.00


Navigating your way around the kitchen trying to frost a cake with Swiss meringue buttercream (what even is that?!) can be daunting at first but once you get the hang of it there’s no turning back! The cake decorating bug would have bitten you. Hard!

In this 4 hour workshop, the LionHeart Gurls, Nikki and Karmen, are going to introduce you to the world of Swiss meringue buttercream and show you how to frost your very own cake with it! No previous experience is required, just bring yourself and a will to learn and you’re bound to have a good time.

Date: Tuesday 20 March 2018
Time: 16:00 – 20:00 (please arrive 15 minutes before to settle in)
Venue: 37 Durham Avenue, Woodstock, Cape Town
Skill level: Beginner
Class size: 10 pax

In the workshop we will cover the following:


  • The basics about buttercream
  • Cake decorating equipment & tools
  • Cake design & time planning
  • How to line your baking tin
  • Transporting tips


Getting down to (buttercream) business:

  • Swiss Meringue Buttercream (SMBC) demonstration (we will show you how to make your own at home but will supply frosting to use on the day)
  • Colouring buttercream with gel colours
  • Stack and fill a cake with sponges and frosting provided
  • Frost your cake with SMBC and achieve a smooth look
  • Achieveing sharp edges on your cake
  • Working with different piping nozzles
  • How to achieve multicolours in your piping details

What will be provided?

  • Cake decorating equipment and tools, cake sponges, frosting and an apron (these are your to use for the day but please leave it behind at the end of the class)
  • Tea, coffee and a nibble to get you started with a bubbly break about half-way through the workshop.

You will take home:

  • A booklet with theory, recipes and resource list
  • Your beautifully frosted and decorated cake

What to wear?

We will be supplying a full­-length apron but wear comfy clothes and shoes that you don’t mind getting a full of frosting.

Ticket sales are final and non-refundable. If you are unable to attend you are welcome to gift the ticket to a friend. We reserve the right to cancel the workshop at any time in which case we will issue refunds.

*PLEASE NOTE: Once payment has been made you will receive an email from us confirming your ticket/s. Attendees do not receive a physical ticket.

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