Textured Buttercream Candy Cake Workshop | 19 October


In this one day workshop the LionHeart Gurls are going to show you how to create a textured buttercream finish on a tall sharp edged cake finished off with a collection of sweet treats!

Date: Saturday 19 October 2019
Time: 12:00 – 18:00 (please arrive 15 minutes before to settle in – note we may finish earlier or later depending on the speed of the group)
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
  • Transporting tips
  • How to achieve a textured buttercream finish on your cake with Swiss meringue buttercream
  • How to make macarons and meringues (demo only)
  • How to finish off a cake with candy decorative elements


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
  • Applying frosting to achieve a textured buttercream finish
  • Achieving sharp edges on your cake
  • Macaron & meringue demonstration
  • Working with candy to decorate your cake

What will be provided?

  • Cake decorating equipment and tools, cake sponges, frosting, candy and an apron (these are your to use for the day but please leave it behind at the end of the class)
  • Light late ‘lunch’ about half way through and refreshments – please send though any dietary requirements you may have

You will take home:

  • A pdf booklet (we’re trying to save the planet one tree at a time) 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 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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