Workshop | Flamingle Cake | 30 June


We all love a little bit of ‘Flamingling’!

In this one day workshop you’ll get to frost and decorate your very own cake – the perfect way to show off the super skills you’ll be learning. The LionHeart Gurls, Nikki and Karmen, are going to show you how to achieve a silky smooth Swiss meringue buttercream for the base of your super cute Flamingle cake that you will be creating.

Date: Saturday 30 June
Time: 11:00 – 17:00 (please arrive 15-20 minutes before to settle in)
Venue: 37 Durham Avenue, Woodstock, Cape Town
Skill level: Beginner to intermediate (classes are small enough for each person to receive attention needed)
Class size: 12 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 achieve sharp edges on a fully frosted cake
  • How to make chocolate brush stroke decorations for your Flamingle feathers
  • Applying chocolate decorations to your cake

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 powder colours
  • Stack and fill a cake with sponges and frosting provided
  • Frost your cake with SMBC and achieve a smooth look
  • Achieving sharp edges on your cake
  • Make your chocolate brush stroke decorations
  • Apply your chocolate decorations to create a Flamingle cake

What will be provided?

  • Cake decorating equipment and tools, cake sponges, frosting, cake decorations (your Flamingle head – already prepared – and chocolate for you to make your Flamingle feathers) 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 snacks 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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