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 £199 each (to a maximum of 3 people). Below are examples of what our students achieve in two days. 

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




wafer paper wedding flowers one-day class


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!


floral Antlers wedding cake


Saturday 2nd March and Sunday 3rd March 2019

10:00 until approx. 18:00

Venue to be confirmed (in or near Bicester)


£375 per person. £125 non-refundable booking fee required.

Please contact us to book a place.

Based upon her Award-winning design from the Cake International competitions in 2017, this brilliant new class from Natalie Porter of Immaculate Confections covers a wide range of skills - by the end you will be a colour- clever, sharp-edge, flower-making, petal-dusting pro!!

This 2-day class really is packed full with techniques, methods, tricks and tips that will take your cake designs and sugar flowers to the next level.

Techniques covered in class include:
• Using dark navy fondant to achieve those desirable and elusive sharp edges
• Making a range of wired and unwired flowers and foliage - Anemones, Thistles, Roses,    Filler flowers, Berries
• Using colour and petal dusts to bring your work to life, creating a striking colour palette
• Constructing a simple wire frame to make and support the antlers
• Wiring and taping everything for a realistic finish
• Arranging everything on the cake to create this unique and modern wedding design

Suitable for students with some experience of using fondant and flowerpaste


La lavande sugar florist two-day class


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 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 2019

Buttercream Art - Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes 

Sugar Flowers for Beginners - Meadowsweet Cakes

Crane and Royal Icing - Kelvin Chua - Vinisim Sugarart  

Rainbow Doc Martens and English Bulldog - Emma-Jayne Cake Design

Signature Roses and Cake Textures - Angela Morrison

Dancing Girl - Rosie Cake Diva

Miniature Cupcake toppers - Sarah Bray of Daisy Cakes