Decorating Projects

Spend an afternoon learning new techniques for creating and decorating your favourite treats, or for creating edible embellishments for a presentation cake or dessert cake. Unless otherwise noted, classes are hands-on/participatory. Most decorating project classes are suitable for pre-teens (accompanied by a parent or adult guardian), teenagers, and those with no prior decorating experience.

With some exceptions, these hands-on courses are limited to 11 - 14 participants. Courses are taught by Maria Kovacs.

cakepops.jpgCake Pops

Transform your celebration with sweets on a stick! Traditional favourites like cake, cookies, brownies, and cereal treats are more fun to eat when you can just grab them and enjoy. The classic cake pop is made by mixing the cake and icing together, shaping it into a ball, and popping it onto a lollipop stick. You'll learn the different methods of making these tasty treats and how to decorate them in a variety of styles, as well as suggestions for presentation.

  • Duration: 3½ hours
  • Registration: $85.00
  • Level: Beginner
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Student should bring notepad and pen

cupcakedecorating2.jpgCupcake Decorating

Learn the techniques necessary for decorating beautiful cupcakes, suitable for milestone birthdays, anniversaries, and weddings. Buttercream will be used to cover and decorate cupcakes. We provide the baked cupcakes and you will take home elegant decorated treats to enjoy!

  • Duration: 4½ hours
  • Registration: $85.00
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Prerequisite: Basic cake decorating skills
  • Student should bring notepad and pen

cookies.jpgCookie Decorating

Learn the techniques necessary for decorating beautiful cookies, suitable for gift giving and holiday decorations. Run sugar icing (colour flow) technique will be used to decorate the cookies. You'll learn to decorate with coloured sugars, sprinkles, glitter, dragées, and lustre dusts. We provide the baked cookies and you will take home decorated treats!

  • Duration: 3½ hours
  • Registration: $85.00
  • Level: Beginner
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Student should bring notepad and pen

animalfigures.jpgAnimal Figure Modelling

Learn the techniques to create beautiful modelled fondant animal figures which can be used to decorate cupcakes and cakes for baby showers, children’s birthdays, and other special occasions.

  • Duration: 3½ hours
  • Registration: $85.00
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Prerequisite: Basic cake decorating skills
  • Materials List

humanfigures.jpg Human Figure Modelling

Learn the techniques to create modelled fondant human figures which can be used to decorate cupcakes and cakes for birthdays, engagement parties, wedding showers, and other special occasions.

  • Duration: 3½ hours
  • Registration: $85.00
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Prerequisite: Basic cake decorating skills
  • Materials List

high-heel-shoes.jpgDesigner High Heel Shoes

In this hands-on class, you will learn how easy it is to create two different stunning designer shoes from sugar using a heel mould, some simple patterns, and basic modelling paste techniques. A completed shoe makes a perfect cake topper for a bridal shower or young woman's birthday or a stylish companion piece for a shoe box or purse cake. Course limited to 8 participants.

  • Duration: 3 classes, 5 hours/class
  • Registration: $275.00
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Prerequisite: Basic modelling skills
  • Materials List

stacked2.jpgStacked Cakes (formerly Tall Cakes)

Learn about the new trends for decorating wedding cakes in the upcoming season. You will be shown techniques, tips and tricks, that create stunning decorations on a wedding cake.

  • Duration: 2½ hours
  • Registration: $75.00
  • Level: Beginner
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Materials List

lace.jpgNEW! Flexible Lace

Learn to create an assortment of beautiful, colourful edible lace details ideal for decorating cakes, cupcakes and cookies. You will also learn how to embellish the lace with jewels using Isomalt.
Please note: Due to the use of isomalt, this class is not suitable for pre-teens; teenagers must be supervised by a parent or adult guardian.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Registration: $75.00
  • Level: Beginner
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Materials List: Bring to class, an 8” round or square dummy cake covered with fondant on a board