This flexible, truly international decorating medium allows both the beginner and intermediate student to quickly and easily cover cakes to give a flawless professional look and finish.

Penningtons sugar paste and modelling courses also guide students through the methods and techniques required to produce fun character models and delicate decorations that will surely impress all your friends and family.

Upcoming Classes

February Monday Morning Celebration Cake

24/02/2020 - 30/03/2020

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

 

Sorry! This course is fully booked

This is a six week modelling and cake covering course. The course includes learning how to make a sofa using Rice Krispies as the base and completed with sugar paste for the detail. You will then be shown how to airbrush the sofa to achieve depth of colour and colour shading. Each individual student will then be able to decide on a topic for their cake, for example you could make a model of an elderly person or couple which could be a retirement or anniversary theme if you added a model of someone horizontal on the sofa this could be made into a couch potato theme or let your imagination go wild.  Skills covered during this six weeks include: Sugar paste covering, 3D character modelling, airbrushing techniques and general decorative techniques.

The course requires an 8″square fruit cake which you need to bring on week 2 of the course or as an alternative we can provide you with a dummy cake if preferred, dummies will be available to purchase from the school for  £6.50 each on week one.

 

February Thursday Evening Celebration Cake

27/02/2020 - 02/04/2020

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

 

Sorry! This course is fully booked

This is a six week modelling and cake covering course. The course includes learning how to make a sofa using Rice Krispies as the base and completed with sugar paste for the detail. You will then be shown how to airbrush the sofa to achieve depth of colour and colour shading. Each individual student will then be able to decide on a topic for their cake, for example you could make a model of an elderly person or couple which could be a retirement or anniversary theme if you added a model of someone horizontal on the sofa this could be made into a couch potato theme or let your imagination go wild.  Skills covered during this six weeks include: Sugar paste covering, 3D character modelling, airbrushing techniques and general decorative techniques.

 

The course requires an 8″square fruit cake which you need to bring on week 2 of the course or as an alternative we can provide you with a dummy cake if preferred, dummies will be available to purchase from the school for  £6.50 each on week one.

March Monday Evening ‘Bit of Everything’ !

09/03/2020 - 30/03/2020

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

 

Sorry! This course is fully booked

This is a short 4 week mini course to give an introduction to a ‘bit of everything’ !

During the 4 week course you will be given the opportunity to learn how to make the on trend Ganache Icing and crumb coat on a provided 6″ sponge cake. Cover in sugar paste and create a professional flawless finish. You will also be taught some basic royal ice piping and an introduction to direct writing, plus learn how to make  unwired sugar Roses. This a great course for someone who wants to trial cake decorating or simply brush up on their basic skills.

All materials and equipment are provided for this course.

 

April Monday Morning Celebration Cake

£115.00

20/04/2020 - 18/05/2020

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Book Spaces available: 9  

This is a five week modelling and cake covering course. The course includes learning to create a round cake into a delightful novelty cake/cafe shop. You will then be shown how to airbrush the cake and path to achieve depth of colour and colour shading.   Skills covered during this five weeks include: Sugar paste covering, 3D character modelling, airbrushing techniques and general decorative techniques, (Picture to follow shortly)

The course requires an 8″round with a depth of 5″ high fruit cake which you need to bring on week 2 of the course or as an alternative we can provide you with a dummy cake if preferred, dummies will be available to purchase from the school for  £6.50 each on week one.

 

April Thursday Evening Celebration Cake

£115.00

23/04/2020 - 21/05/2020

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Book Spaces available: 8  

This is a five week modelling and cake covering course. The course includes learning to create a round cake into a delightful novelty cake/cafe shop. You will then be shown how to airbrush the cake and path to achieve depth of colour and colour shading.   Skills covered during this five weeks include: Sugar paste covering, 3D character modelling, airbrushing techniques and general decorative techniques, (Picture to follow shortly)

The course requires an 8″round with a depth of 5″ high fruit cake which you need to bring on week 2 of the course or as an alternative we can provide you with a dummy cake if preferred, dummies will be available to purchase from the school for  £6.50 each on week one.

April Monday Evening “Bit of Everything”

£120.00

27/04/2020 - 18/05/2020

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Book Spaces available: 10  

****Because of popular demand we have decided to repeat this course****

This is a short 4 week mini course to give an introduction to a ‘bit of everything’ !

During the 4 week course you will be given the opportunity to learn how to make the on trend Ganache Icing and crumb coat on a provided 6″ sponge cake. Cover in sugar paste and create a professional flawless finish. You will also be taught some basic royal ice piping and an introduction to direct writing, plus learn how to make  unwired sugar Roses. This a great course for someone who wants to trial cake decorating or simply brush up on their basic skills.

All materials and equipment are provided for this course.