Cake Decorating Classes

There is no need to travel to the Big Cities to learn the art of cake decorating; we offer basic cake decorating classes right here in Mackay.

Our cake decorating classes are suitable for beginners and held in a relaxed and friendly environment.

One Tier Cake Decorating Class

Decorated Cake Completed at a Class

At this five hour class, learn the basic skills and foundations of cake decorating and sugar flower art and take home a fully decorated, formal one tier cake. Class sizes are kept small so you will receive the best support and attention.

You will learn how to:

Decorated Cake Completed at a Class
  • prepare a cake
  • cover your cake with fondant
  • attach ribbon to your cake
  • colour fondant
  • make royal icing and pipe a shell border
  • create carnations and sugar flowers from modelling paste
  • frill
  • use moulds
  • attach fondant shapes to wire
  • apply colour and shimmer
Decorated Cake Completed at a Class

Cost: $75, to be paid in full before the class includes lunch and the use of colour and shimmer dusts, moulds and specialised tools.
What to Bring: We ask that you bring a cake (a heavier cake like fruit cake or mud cake is best) and basic materials, tools and equipment. The tools and equipment will form your cake decorating kit and allow you to continue cake decorating on your own at home.
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Cupcake Decorating Class

Decorated Cupcakes Completed at a Class

At this three hour class, learn all the basics of decorating cupcakes with butter cream and fondant. Take home six decorated cupcakes and the skills to impress your family and friends at your next celebration.

You will learn how to:

Decorated Cupcakes Completed at a Class
  • prepare a cupcake
  • pipe butter cream
  • colour fondant and cover cupcakes
  • use moulds
  • create a flower from modelling paste
  • create ribbon loops from fondant
  • apply colour and shimmer
Decorated Cupcakes Completed at a Class

Cost: $70, to be paid in full before the class includes six cupcakes to decorate, butter cream, fondant, modelling paste, colour and shimmer dusts, and use of all tools and equipment required.
What to Bring: Just yourself

Private Classes

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We also offer personalised, one-on-one classes. Contact Lucy for more details.

Cost: $120

What they said...

"Thanks for a great class Lucy, loved it. I even came home and made more flowers :)"
Michelle

Thanks Lucy & Jon for the cake icing class & lunch today had a ball although it was alot for me to take in lol need to remember it all met some lovely ladies... Look fwd to doing another class :)"
Judy

"Thanks Lucy. Had an enjoyable day and learnt heaps."
Michelle

"I had fun Lucy, thanks for all your help I will definately be looking at doing further courses in the next year."
Darleen

"Thanks for all the advice Lucy. So happy with it and birthday girl will be so ecstatic...."
Tina

"The class was so much fun!!! and the cup cakes tasted so good :)"
Lisa

"Thankyou Lucy! It was a fantastic class - I'm so proud of what I made :) Walking to my car after class I even had a random stranger ask where I'd bought the cupcakes from! When I told him I'd made them myself at a class, he nearly fell over backwards! He said they were fantastic! How's that for a compliment :)"
Christina

"Thanks again Lucy! Mum & I had a great time, we will be back next year for more awesome tips!! And I will be highly recommending your classes!!"
Tiharny

"A big Thank you to Lucy for our cupcake class. It was very informative and lots of fun, i have and will continue to tell all that will listen how great it was. The cupcakes tasted really good as well. Thanks again for a great morning.
Debbie

"Would definitely recommend these to anyone looking for something fun to do with friends/Aunts/ mothers & daughters!"
Sandy

Thanks for the awesome cupcake decorating class on Sunday Lucy. I can't believe how much we learnt in such a short time. I highly recommend the class to anyone wanting to expand their cupcake repertoire"
Caroline

"Thankyou Lucy for a great afternoon, the girls had a awesome time, they were so excited to show their cupcakes off to everyone."
Jody

Current Course Dates

Contact Us to make a booking

Cake Decorating Classes

  • Please register your interest for upcoming 2015 classes

Cupcake Classes

  • Tuesday, 20 January, 2015 - 10 am to 12 noon
  • Saturday, 24 January, 2015 - 9:30 am to 11:30 am
  • Please register your interest for other upcoming 2015 classes