Victoria sponge cake

Cake Making & Decorating with Buttercream

Take your cake-making and decorating skills to a new level in this practical hands-on class.

Watch as I demonstrate two different sponge cakes – a classic chocolate cake and a lemon and raspberry sponge cake, using two different techniques.

I will then ice and decorate with a chocolate ganache buttercream and vanilla Swiss meringue buttercream.

We always use the best possible ingredients asnd will discuss these and the techniques as we go along.

Whether you are a complete novice at cake making or a dab hand we are on hand to guide and assist you whatever your level of experience.

Class Details

Duration:Half day
Cost:£80 per person

Techniques and skills will include:

  • Making a classic sponge cake using two different techniques
  • Classic Buttercream
  • Swiss Meringue Buttercream
  • Layering and Masking a cake with buttercream
  • Simple Piping techniques


You will make your own 6″ chocolate layer cake and chocolate ganache buttercream which you will use to fill and decorate your cake.

Note this class will last approximately 3 – 3.5 hours


Please Note: This class is suitable for all levels of experience. For more information on our booking policy, please read our full Terms & Conditions.

“Thanks so so much Mary Anne for today!! I had such an awesome time and your knowledge just reignited a passion for cooking again deep within me!!”

Class Participant