Sugar Butter Flour now offers multiple classes for the aspiring cake decorator. You can learn the fundamentals of cake art, including the basics of figurine sculpting, color theory and the practice of cake making. You can then move on the more advanced fondant classes, including cake covering and tiered cakes. We even included a cupcakes workshop for you!

Please click here to view our schedule. Make sure to sign up early, as availability is limited! To sign up, please call our Sunnyvale location: 408-732-8598

Fundamentals of Cake Decoration
Color Theory and Practice for Cake Making
Fundamentals of Sculpting
Fondant Work 1 (cake covering, basic decoration)
Fondant Work 2 (tiered cakes)
Roses and Accents
Valentines Day Cupcake Workshop


  Fundamentals of Cake Decoration

You will learn proper piping etiquette, how to pipe boarders, butter cream roses, flowers and more!  Dimensional decorating (landscapes) using butter cream, writing and cake assembly will also be taught.  The last class will consist of combining all of your new-learned skills together to create and decorate your own cake to take home and enjoy!

$200/person (4 days - all supplies included in the classroom). Minimum 5 students, maximum 10 students.





  Color Theory and Practice for Cake Making

The knowledge of the chemistry of colors is essential to any cake making project. In this course, you will learn the basic terminology of colors and color schemes, how to mix pigments and how to determine what colors are needed in order to make other colors. In the second class you will learn how to mix fondant colors and analyze the difference between paints and fondant colors.

$100/person (2 days - all supplies included in the classroom). Minimum 2 students.





  Fundamentals of Sculpting

Have you ever wanted to learn how to sculpt figurines?  Fundamentals of sculpting introduces you to the basic techniques of sculpture using clay and fondant.  You will hone in on your abilities to create simple, clean cartoons and animals using your hands and fondant tools.  With help from the teacher, you will get to design, create and take home your own larger figurine.

$250/person (4 days - all supplies included in the classroom). Minimum 4 students, maximum 10 students.





  Fondant 1

Students will learn how to kneed, prepare and cut out basic decorations out of fondant.  Royal icing basics will also be introduced.  You will be taught how to properly crème  coat round cakes and square cakes so that you can prepare them for fondant coverings.  You will learn the techniques for how to cover a round and a square fondant cake and you will have the flexibility to design them, decorate them and then take them home with you!

$275/person (4 days - all supplies included in the classroom). Minimum 5 students, maximum 10 students.

Prerequisite – Fundamentals of Cake Decorating.





  Fondant 2

In this two day class, you will learn how stack tiers and how to properly balance your cake!  Each student will get to design and take home their own tiered cake.  You will learn how to level and support each tier so that your cake, and any tiered cake that you make in the future, will be secure enough to deliver!

$165/person (2 days - all supplies included in the classroom). Minimum 4 students, maximum 10 students.

Prerequisite – Fondant 1.





  Roses and Accents

There are so many types of rose techniques that one can learn and this class covers the first in our series!  You will learn how to make lovely stemmed roses out of gum paste/fondant.  Learn how to make one of the most beloved and used flower in fondant- the rose! In these 2 sessions, you will learn how to give them a natural shape and color the fondant to accentuate their beautiful petals. You will also learn accent decorations, such as leaves, open rose buds, closed rose buds, and filler berries. Students will arrange these to make a delicate bouquet that can be displayed on a cake or even in your home.

$95/person (2 days - all supplies included in the classroom). Minimum 4 students, maximum 10 students.





  Valentines Day Cupcake Workshop

6 cupcakes, decorated by you, are yours to take home at the end of this festive workshop!  Students will learn how to pipe fantastic swirls out of butter cream, how to color butter cream, how to make a smooth topping of frosting and how to cover the tops of their cupcakes with fondant!  Decorations such as ribbon roses with leaves, hearts and bows will also be taught!

$75/person (all supplies included in the classroom). Minimum 4 students.

CUP 100 (Tuesday 6pm to 9pm February 7)


   



 

To sign up, please call: [408] 732-8597 (Sunnvale)