Workshop | Buttercream 02 | 10 February



There are few things as satisfying as achieving silky smooth buttercream & the perfect drip.

In this one day workshop, the LionHeart Gurls, Nikki and Karmen, are going to show you how to do just that! Plus, you’ll get to frost a cake and show off the super skills you’ll be learning.

Date: Saturday 10 February 2018
Time: 11:00 – 16:30 (please arrive 15-20 minutes before to settle in)
Venue: 37 Durham Avenue, Woodstock, Cape Town
Skill level: Intermediate (advisable to have basic cake decorating knowledge)
Class size: 9 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
  • How to make a ganache for drip cakes
  • Melting chocolate and making interesting chocolate decorations


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 with sharp edges
  • Make chocolate decorations for your cake
  • Drip your cake with ganache (we will show you how to make it at home but we will make the ganache for you to use on the day)
  • Decorate your cake with chocolate details, cake topper, macarons and meringues

What will be provided?

  • Cake decorating equipment and tools, cake sponges, frosting, cake decorations (macaron, meringue, topper) 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 little 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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