We are hosting Barbara Luraschi from Sweet Janis all the way from Italy, who is visiting to teach you a few of her amazing figurines!

There are 3 one day classes for you to choose from in December

Friday 8th Dec 9-5pm

Saturday 9th Dec 9-5pm

Sunday 10th Dec 9-5pm

 

Barbara’s figurines have a distinct and beautiful expression and she has been recognized worldwide for her work.

Learn her unique style in our figurine one day class.

With a doll-like, highly expressive face, this figurine is entirely hand made with no need for moulds and stands around 25cm tall.

It is also structurally stable and free standing and will make a huge impact on any cake it is placed upon.

You can pay a 50% deposit and the balance to be paid 2 weeks before your class.

Listed below are the beginners classes available for you to learn and share your sweetness.

Our classes are based in Daisy Hill in our home based licensed cake studio.

Below is a summary of each class available for you to learn.

When you book your class you can pay a 50% deposit and the balance  to be paid 2 weeks before your class.

Further down  are intermediate classes a little more advanced different skills that build on from the beginner's classes.

All our classes provide everything, there is nothing you need to bring, even an apron.

Class Gift vouchers are also available

Do you want to be able to bake and decorate life's celebrations?

Well you have found the right person, for you to succeed.

Let Jackie help you better your baking and decorating techniques.

Learn from her wealth of 40+ years of baking and being an industry leader, hands on and no outsourcing in her business.

In Jackie's classes not only will you learn how to achieve a delicious and beautiful sweet design, It is all of her tips along the way, to make what you do successful.

You will also be provided a folder with step by step instructions and photos of what you make in this class. You do not need to write your own notes, it is yours to take home.

Jackie shares her recommended suppliers and lots of tips along the way.

You will not be disappointed or hurried out the door.

You will be taking away valuable techniques used in your class and for future use on your own.

If you have not experienced a class with Jackie, now is the time.

Contact Jackie if you have any questions.

07 33882453

Kids classes/school holidays, team building/corporate events are also available

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4 Day Boot Cake Camp Feb 2018

Why you should attend our classes

What our students are saying

Absolutely fantastic the knowledge you acquire, and you go home with the most perfectly decorated cake even as a complete novice...............

I absolutely loved the day, and am so proud of the cake I made.....                     Your workshop has inspired me to get creative and start baking and decorating cakes.................

I found the cake decorating classes to be exciting, informative and very hands on, which I loved........................

Recommend us? I have already because you are so knowledgeable about cake decorating and very passionate about it and it is very exciting to be around you, Jackie......................

Beginner’s classes

are suitable for students who have never tried cake decorating before or may have started but need a little guidance.

Is that you? If so we suggest you start with the beginners classes.

You will be introduced to sugar paste/ fondant, chocolate ganache, introduction to cake decorating tools and various techniques to ensure your cake decorating skills start to develop.

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Beginners 1 Baking Cupcake Class 1 day class

10.00 am -6 pm Suitable for all 

Cost of class $380

In this workshop you will make and bake 6 vanilla cupcakes and then decorate them to take home.

A moist and delicious vanilla cup cake recipe will be used and then using sugar paste to decorate.

Embossed rolling pins will be shown how to use and achieve beautiful effects.

Small decorative rolled roses and cut outs 3D butterflies and sugar blossoms.

A light lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.

Cake Decorating class Shooting stars cake Contemporary Cake Designs Book One
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Beginners 2 Shooting stars cake workshop Cost of class $380 1 day class 9.30 am -6 pm Suitable for all.

In this class you will decorate a round chocolate mud cake.

You will learn how to level your cake, chocolate ganache your cake in preparation for covering with sugar paste.

Sugar paste wired stars will be made to decorate your cake.

You will learn how to make sugar paste cut outs and apply to the cake. Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.

A light lunch and refreshments are provided.

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Beginners 3 Bow cake workshop Cost of class $380 1 day class 9.30 am -6 pm Suitable for all

In this class you will learn how to level a round cake, ganaching your cake in preparation for covering with sugar paste.

Sugar paste ribbons will be made to decorate your cake with a show topping bow, placed on top.

You will learn how to make sugar paste cut outs and how to apply to the cake. A light lunch will be provided and refreshments.

Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.

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Beginners 4 Gravity defying Malteser or Smarties or M&Ms  cake 9.30 am to 1.30 pm Cost of class $250 

In this class you will learn how to prepare a cake and coat with ganache to ensure an even coated and shaped cake.

Then decorate with your lollies Maltesers and then learn how to create the gravity defying bag with cascading lollies

Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.

Brisbane Cake classes Unicorn cake Birthday Cake Brisbane - (2)

Beginners 5 Unicorn Cake with floral piped swirls 

Cost of the class $240 Suitable for all.

This is a shorter bite size class and runs for 4 hours.

In this class Jackie will show you how to create fun layers with colours as you stack your cake.

Learn how to make Italian meringue buttercream.

Learn how to create a smooth coating on your cake.

Learn how to create edible horn and ears with fondant and paint with edible gold paint for this whimsical design.

Use a variety of piping nozzles and colours to create this very popular design.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Please wear enclosed shoes, an apron will be provided.

Cake Decorating class Brisbane Contemporary Cakes and Classe 3

Beginners 6 Drip Cake Delight 

 Cost of the class $240 Suitable for all

In this class you will learn how to create a very popular cake design.

Jackie will show you how to make a delicious tasting frosting and using different colours to create a colour scheme for a smooth coating on your cake.

Learn how to use chocolate ganache to achieve a great drip effect and master how to use a piping bag to achieve piped swirls of decoration. Get creative with different candies to decorate.

Everything is provided in this class including an apron and a box to transport your cake home.

Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.

 

Monet Inspired Cake, Cake Decorating class at Contemporary Cakes and Classes
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Beginners 7 Monet Inspired cake 10- 4 pm  Cost of class $300 suitable for all.

 In this workshop you will learn how to stack a layered extended taller tier cake.

How to coat with white chocolate ganache and to colour and create a water colour effect with ganache

A light lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Your cake will be boxed at the end of the class for you to take home.

Note the macarons will already be made for you in advance.

A light lunch will be provided and refreshments.

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Cookie  workshop 9.30 am to 6 pm 1 day class

Suitable for all Cost of class $330

You will earn how to make a vanilla shortbread cookie and learn how to roll out to the perfect thickness and then bake these delicious cookies.

You will then decorate your baked cookie and create  a variety of styles.
The biscuits are decorated with sugar paste using a variety of cutters, flower cutters and embossers.

You will be using fondant and royal icing to decorate the cookies.

A light lunch will be provided and refreshments. Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.

Cookie bouquet workshop 1 day class 9.30 a m- 4.30 pm Cost of class $320 Suitable for all

Learn how to make a vanilla shortbread cookie and learn how to roll out to the right thickness and then bake.

You will then decorate your baked cookie and create your own bouquet to take home.

The cookies are decorated with sugar paste using a variety of cutters, flower cutters and embossers.

Learn the various ways to display the biscuits and have a lovely gift to give.

You  will also learn how to package them in a display box and package them and tie with a decorative ribbon.

A light lunch will be provided and refreshments. Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.

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 Royal icing piping class -10-4 pm Suitable for all Cost of class $300

 Basic Introduction Piping class. 

Have you ever wanted to learn how to pipe?

In this class you will learn how to pipe/write, how to colour royal icing, embellish and how to brush embroidery all with royal icing.

We will make fresh royal icing as well as use the commercial readily available.

You will learn how to make parchment piping bags as well as use the coupling system.

Learn the tricks of the trade and see your skills develop.

Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.

A light lunch will be provided and refreshments.

Modelling Classes

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Bride and groom figurines cost of class $300    9.30 am-6 pm

You will learn how to model from modelling  paste  a bride and groom.

Learn the different stages of making them, clothing and applying facial details.

Different styles of hair will also be discussed and demonstrated. You will also make a tiara, veil and sugar bridal bouquet.

Teddy bear toppers short bite size class

9.30 am to 1.00 pm Cost of class $99

 

In this class you will learn how to model  a teddy bear topper using modelling paste.

Perfect to use a topper for a novelty birthday or christening cake topper.

Please wear enclosed shoes. Light refreshments will be provided.

 

 

Elephant toppers short bite size class

9.30 am to 1.00 pm Cost of class $99

 

In this class you will learn how to model  a elephant topper using modelling paste.

Perfect to use a topper for a novelty birthday or christening cake topper.

Please wear enclosed shoes. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Intermediate 1 Handbag class Cost of class $380 1 day class 9.30 am -6 pm. 

This class is not suitable for beginners, only for students who have attended the beginners bow or shooting stars class

or who have already decorated cakes using chocolate ganache.

In this class you will learn how to carve your cake, use chocolate ganache on your cake in preparation for covering with sugar paste.

You will learn how to create a quilted effect and make an edible zipper and learn how to make 3 D handles.

Learn how to make sugar paste cut outs and how to apply them to the cake.

Model an edible lipstick from sugar paste and make a edible travel tag. A light lunch and refreshments are provided.

Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.

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Intermediate 2 class Tiffany bow square cake 9.30 am- 6 pm Cost of Class $380

This class is not suitable for beginners, only for students who have attended the beginners bow or shooting stars class

or who have already decorated cakes using chocolate ganache.

In this class you will learn how to prepare a square cake and coat with chocolate ganache before covering with sugar paste.

Learn how to colour the distinctive Tiffany blue colour.

The classic Tiffany bow will be made using modelling sugar paste and a decorative gift tag.

A light lunch will be provided and refreshments. Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.

Intermediate 4 Noahs  Ark cake workshop.

Cost of class $490 This is a 2 day class 10-5 pm each day

Learn how to carve and shape a 3D cake and ganache the cake and cover with panelled wood grain effect fondant.

Cover with sugar paste and learn how to create a sea effect with royal icing.

Learn how to safely stack 2 cakes for ease of transporting.

 You will learn how to model an assortment of animals from modelling paste and be amazed at the decorative detailing. You will be creating a work of art.

Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes. A light lunch and refreshments will be provided on both days.

Intermediate 5 Pirate Ship cake workshop.

Cost of class $450 This is a 2 day class 10-5 pm

Learn how to carve and shape a 3D boat cake and

Ganache the cake and cover with panelled

Wood grain effect fondant

 

Cover with fondant a marbled blue effect and learn how to create a land and sand effect on the cake board.

Learn how to safely stack 2 cakes for ease of transporting

 

You will learn how to model an assortment of pirates, treasure chest and trinkets from modelling paste and be amazed at the decorative detailing

 You will be creating a work of art

Absolutely fantastic the knowledge you acquire, and you go home with the most perfectly decorated cake even as a complete novice...............

I absolutely loved the day, and am so proud of the cake I made.....                     Your workshop has inspired me to get creative and start baking and decorating cakes.................

I found the cake decorating classes to be exciting, informative and very hands on, which I loved........................

Recommend us? I have already because you are so knowledgeable about cake decorating and very passionate about it and it is very exciting to be around you, Jackie......................

Patient and conscientious teacher...          I have left every class appreciative, happy and proud of the beautiful cakes, cupcakes and flowers that Jackie has helped me achieve.  .............     Thank you Jackie for a wonderful experience.......

Cannot recommend Jackie's classes enough, you will get lots of value for your investment..................      Her lessons are full of knowledge, fun and most of all enjoyable.....................

Yes, I learnt so many wonderful tips that I would have never found out. I can use them to tackle my son’s next birthday cake with confidence!

I absolutely loved the class. Jackie you have so much passion/knowledge and it certain shows in your work. I am eager to complete another course.

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