Royal Icing

A truly versatile and impressive decorating medium, Penningtons Royal Icing courses are available for all skill levels.

Students are able to learn basic piping skills moving on to the more advanced techniques of extension work and intricate lace piping. Penningtons is very keen to promote the beautiful art of royal icing, passing on techniques and skills that will keep this truly British art form alive for future generations to admire and enjoy as part of the traditional British sugarcraft scene.  All projects can be on your own fruit cake or you can purchase a dummy cake from the school at the beginning of each course.

These are the cake designs for the current course:

Beginners

Improvers

Advanced

Once registered you will be grouped according to ability. If you have any questions please contact Dawn.

Upcoming Classes

June Monday Evening 'Starting a Cake Business from Home'
June Monday Evening ‘Starting a Cake Business from Home’

Dates: 13/06/2022 - 11/07/2022

Times: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Sorry! This course is fully booked

June Tuesday Afternoon Royal Icing
June Tuesday Afternoon Royal Icing

Dates: 14/06/2022 - 19/07/2022

Times: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Sorry! This course is fully booked

This is a six week mixed ability course with 3 levels of ability and 3 projects suitable for the levels of students ability. All royal Icing classes will be of mixed ability with 3 levels, beginners, improvers and advanced students, You will be set a project to suit your level after discussion with the tutor.

Royal Icing classes are the perfect course to join if you want to learn to pipe, or brush up on your piping techniques. Just some of the skills and techniques covered in these classes are coating in royal icing, pressure piping, drop line and runout work.

The cakes for royal icing classes will always be a fruit cake, a beginner will always start off with a round 8″ fruit cake or if preferred students can use a dummy cake, available from the school to purchase for £7.00 inclusive of board and box.

June Wednesday Evening Royal Icing
June Wednesday Evening Royal Icing

Dates: 15/06/2022 - 20/07/2022

Times: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Sorry! This course is fully booked

This is a six week mixed ability course with 3 levels of ability and 3 projects suitable for the levels of students ability. All royal Icing classes will be of mixed ability with 3 levels, beginners, improvers and advanced students, You will be set a project to suit your level after discussion with the tutor.

Royal Icing classes are the perfect course to join if you want to learn to pipe, or brush up on your piping techniques. Just some of the skills and techniques covered in these classes are coating in royal icing, pressure piping, drop line and runout work.

The cakes for royal icing classes will always be a fruit cake, a beginner will always start off with a round 8″ fruit cake or if preferred students can use a dummy cake, available from the school to purchase for £7.00 inclusive of board and box.

June Thursday Morning Royal Icing
June Thursday Morning Royal Icing

Dates: 16/06/2022 - 14/07/2022

Times: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sorry! This course is fully booked

This is a six week mixed ability course with 3 levels of ability and 3 projects suitable for the levels of students ability. All royal Icing classes will be of mixed ability with 3 levels, beginners, improvers and advanced students, You will be set a project to suit your level after discussion with the tutor.

Royal Icing classes are the perfect course to join if you want to learn to pipe, or brush up on your piping techniques. Just some of the skills and techniques covered in these classes are coating in royal icing, pressure piping, drop line and runout work.

The cakes for royal icing classes will always be a fruit cake, a beginner will always start off with a round 8″ fruit cake or if preferred students can use a dummy cake, available from the school to purchase for £7.00 inclusive of board and box.

June Evening Basic piping & Writing Skills
June Evening Basic piping & Writing Skills

Dates: 23/06/2022 - 30/06/2022

Times: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Sorry! This course is fully booked

This is a 2 week course teaching some of the basic royal iced piping and writing skills. This is a great opportunity to brush up on your piping skills or as a beginner learn some of the basic techniques in piping. A large part of this 2 week course will also be devoted to direct writing in icing. This is one of the hardest techniques which can either enhance a decorated cake or sadly ruin it !

July Designing a Cake Collar
July Designing a Cake Collar

£35.00

Dates: 14/07/2022

Times: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Spaces available: 4

This class is aimed at students who work with royal icing and want to learn more about the designing side of royal cake artistry. This is an opportunity to learn how to design and draw your own bespoke collar for a royal iced cake.

Learn what steps and considerations are needed when planning and designing the size and shape of a collar for a cake.

September Tuesday Afternoon Royal Icing
September Tuesday Afternoon Royal Icing

£140.00

Dates: 06/09/2022 - 11/10/2022

Times: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Spaces available: 11

This is a six week mixed ability course with 3 levels of ability and 3 projects suitable for the levels of students ability. All royal Icing classes will be of mixed ability with 3 levels, beginners, improvers and advanced students, You will be set a project to suit your level after discussion with the tutor.

Royal Icing classes are the perfect course to join if you want to learn to pipe, or brush up on your piping techniques. Just some of the skills and techniques covered in these classes are coating in royal icing, pressure piping, drop line and runout work.

The cakes for royal icing classes will always be a fruit cake, a beginner will always start off with a round 8″ fruit cake or if preferred students can use a dummy cake, available from the school to purchase for £7.00 inclusive of board and box.

September Wednesday Evening Royal Icing
September Wednesday Evening Royal Icing

£140.00

Dates: 07/09/2022 - 12/10/2022

Times: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Spaces available: 12

This is a six week mixed ability course with 3 levels of ability and 3 projects suitable for the levels of students ability. All royal Icing classes will be of mixed ability with 3 levels, beginners, improvers and advanced students, You will be set a project to suit your level after discussion with the tutor.

Royal Icing classes are the perfect course to join if you want to learn to pipe, or brush up on your piping techniques. Just some of the skills and techniques covered in these classes are coating in royal icing, pressure piping, drop line and runout work.

The cakes for royal icing classes will always be a fruit cake, a beginner will always start off with a round 8″ fruit cake or if preferred students can use a dummy cake, available from the school to purchase for £7.00 inclusive of board and box.

September Thursday Morning Royal Icing
September Thursday Morning Royal Icing

£140.00

Dates: 08/09/2022 - 13/10/2022

Times: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Spaces available: 10

This is a six week mixed ability course with 3 levels of ability and 3 projects suitable for the levels of students ability. All royal Icing classes will be of mixed ability with 3 levels, beginners, improvers and advanced students, You will be set a project to suit your level after discussion with the tutor.

Royal Icing classes are the perfect course to join if you want to learn to pipe, or brush up on your piping techniques. Just some of the skills and techniques covered in these classes are coating in royal icing, pressure piping, drop line and runout work.

The cakes for royal icing classes will always be a fruit cake, a beginner will always start off with a round 8″ fruit cake or if preferred students can use a dummy cake, available from the school to purchase for £7.00 inclusive of board and box.