Cake Classes

Would you like to learn a new skill or consolidate your cake decorating knowledge? Are you thinking of starting a new hobby? 

If so, please come and join us and create beautiful cakes, learn to make sugar flowers and decorate elegant cupcakes. Classes are held at our home near Bicester or in a venue nearby dependent on class size. 

All materials and tools are included for you to use during the classes (unless otherwise stated) . Drinks are provided throughout the day and a light lunch is also included in some full day classes. There will also be cake obviously! You only need to bring lots of enthusiasm. Come and learn with us!

Our classes are detailed below. Do make sure you read all the information provided carefully before purchasing (see our Terms and Conditions). 

 

ONE-TO-ONE TUITION

If you like to learn at your own pace or concentrate on specific cake decorating techniques, we offer one-to-one tuition in our home for £275 per day including all materials and a light lunch. If you would like to share the costs and the fun with a friend, the rate reduces to £190 each (to a maximum of 3 people).

Classes will take place at The Rosehip Bakery, in Caversfield near Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX27 8TW or at a venue nearby. 

To book a place, call us on 07494 316198 or email us at info@rosehipbakery.co.uk

 

GUEST TUTORS

wafer paper weddding flowers one-day class

*SOLD OUT*

Saturday 6th October 2018 10:00 until approx. 18:00
Venue: Shipton-on-Cherwell Village Hall, Shipton-on-Cherwell, Kidlington, OX5 1JP

£95 per person, £25 non-refundable booking fee required. Please contact us to book a place. Suitable for beginners and intermediate students. 

Award-wining Rhianydd from Dragons and Daffodils Cakes will be teaching her Wafer Paper Roses, Hydrangeas and Eucalyptus. These are popular flowers and foliage, they can be integrated into many designs.

All materials are provided and you will need to bring your own packed lunch. 

You will learn how to:

  • condition wafer paper  
  • vein wafer paper  
  • dust wafer paper  
  • shape wafer paper 
  • work with steamers 
  • arrange the wafer paper flowers

Tea, coffee and biscuits are included.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

bean paste sugar flowers one-day class

*SOLD OUT*

 

The Award-winning Wendy of Wendy Sugarcraft- A Sweet Symbol of Love will be teaching near Oxford! Her bean paste flowers are unique and so true to life! Bean paste is the up and coming medium for sugar flowers. 

 

Friday 16th March 2018 09:30 until 18:30

Venue: Shipton-on-Cherwell Village Hall, Kidlington, OX5 1JP 

 

On this one-day course you will learn to: make sugar bean paste using two different recipes, colour the paste, make a peony and a tea rose, learn to dust your flowers.

 

£245 per person for the day, lunch and refreshments are included. You will need to bring your own grooved veining board but all other materials will be provided.

 Please email us info@rosehipbakery.co.uk to book a place. 

 

Bean paste sugar flowers two-day class

*SOLD OUT*

The Award-winning Wendy of Wendy Sugarcraft- A Sweet Symbol of Love will be teaching near Oxford! Her bean paste flowers are unique and so true to life! Bean paste is the up and coming medium for sugar flowers.

Saturday 17h March and Sunday 18th March 2018 09:30 unti 18:30

Venue: Shipton-on-Cherwell Village Hall, Kidlington, OX5 1JP

On this two-day course you will learn to: make sugar bean paste using two different recipes, make a a dahlia, a parrot tulip and a David Austin Rose inlcuding leaves. You will also learn to wire, colour and dust your flowers.

£420 per person for the day, lunch and refreshments are included. You will need to bring your own grooved veining board but all other materials will be provided.

Please contact us at https://www.rosehipbakery.co.uk/contact/ to book a place. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Basic figures and faces one-day class

*SOLD OUT*

Monday 26th March 2018 09:00 until approx.17:00

Shipton-on-Cherwell Village Hall
Shipton-on-Cherwell
Kidlington Oxfordshire OX5 1JP

£145 per person. Please contact us to book a place.

Zoe from Zoe's Fancy Cakes will be teaching her basic figures and faces. All materials will be provided and you will need to bring your own packed lunch. No experience necessary! Refreshments and treats are included.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Bride and groom one-day class

* SOLD OUT*

Tuesday 27th March 2018 09:00 until approx. 17:15

Shipton-on-Cherwell Village Hall

Shipton-on-Cherwell

Kidlington Oxfordshire OX5 1JP

£180 per person. Please contact us to book a place.

Zoe from Zoe's Fancy Cakes will be teaching her best-selling standing bride and groom class . All materials will be provided and you will need to bring your own packed lunch. No experience necessary! Refreshments and treats are included.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

 

La lavande sugar florist two-day class

* 1 PLACE AVAILABLE*

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th August 2018 09:30 until 18:00

Shipton-on-Cherwell Village Hall, Shipton-on-Cherwell, Kidlington, OX5 1JP 

The Award-winning Christine Craig of La Lavande Sugar Florist will be teaching near Oxford! Her stunning sugar flowers are unique and so true to life!

You will learn how to:

  • make a ranunculus, small roses, hydrangea, berries, ivy and hosta leaves

  • vein and shape flowers & leaves to resemble real flowers

  • achieve realistic results with Christine's dusting technique

  • arrange your flowers into a posy

£410 per person,  refreshments and light lunch included. £130 non-refundable booking fee to book a place. Please contact us at info@rosehipbakery.co.uk to book a place.

You will need to bring your own cutters, veiners and dusts (Christine will provide a list of equipment nearer the time).

Please note this class is only suitable for students who have a basic knowledge of making sugar flowers.

 

rambling rose on black or white

Sunday 16th September 2018 10:00 until 16:00

Venue TBC (near Bicester, Oxfordshire)

£125 per person, a £50 deposit reserves your place

Sarah Jones from The Chocolate Strawberry is returning to teach her brand new hand-painted Rambling Rose. You choose the background colour (black or white).

Refreshments and cake provided. 

Please contact us to book.

A light lunch and all materials are included. 

We look forward to seeing you there!  

 

Coming in 2018

Buttercream flowers by Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes - 

Sugar Flowers for Beginners - Meadowsweet Cakes

Wedding Cake Class - Immaculate Confections

3D Reindeer - Tasty Cakes