Textured Buttercream & Isomalt Sail Workshop | 18 May


In this one day workshop the LionHeart Gurls are going to show you how to achieve a tall, fully-frosted, sharp-edged cake enveloped in a textured buttercream finish complete with isomalt sail! 

Date: Saturday 18 May 2019
Time: 11:30 – 19:00 (please arrive 15-20 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: Intermediate (however, classes are small enough for each person to receive attention needed)
Class size: 10 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
  • Working with isomalt to make a decorative sail

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
  • Applying frosting to achieve a tall, full-frosted cake
  • Achieving sharp edges on your cake
  • Achieving a textured buttercream look in a band around the base of your cake
  • Working with isomalt to make a decorative sail

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)
  • Snacks 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 so this will be emailed to you a day before) 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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