Classes at Contemporary Cakes and Classes

Contemporary Cake Designs Book One
Contemporary Cake Designs Book One

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Contemporary Kids Party Cake Designs
Contemporary Kids Party Cake Designs

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Listed below are the beginner classes available for you to learn.

Located in Daisy Hill in our home-based commercial licensed cake studio.

Beginner’s classes

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 beginner's 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 grow and gain confidence.

Baking mud cake and chocolate mud cake class 3 hour class

 Suitable for all 

Cost of class $220

Would you like to learn how to make and bake the most delicious mud cake for all your future cakes?

In this class, you will be shown how to line and prepare your cake tin and then learn the method of making the very best chocolate mud cake.

You will use premium quality products to create an amazing-tasting cake.

You will each make and bake your own individual cake and cupcakes to take home, (cake tin included.)

Recipes for the cakes and chocolate ganache recipe will be given. Chocolate ganache will be demonstrated whilst your own cake is baking.

Light refreshments will be provided. Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.

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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 cupcake recipe will be used and then using fondant 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.

You will have a step-by-step folder with photos and notes for you to take home, including recipes.

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

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Beginners Baking Cupcake and Buttercream 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 make vanilla buttercream.

Jackie will show you her technique on piping with buttercream

The cupcakes at the end will be packaged for you to take home.

A moist and delicious vanilla cupcake recipe and then Jackie will show you how to make delicious piping buttercream.

You will also learn how to pipe, using a nail flower, to make beautiful buttercream flowers.

You will have a step-by-step folder with photos and notes for you to take home, including recipes.

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

 

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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.

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 fondant.
Jackie will show you how to create a marbled effect with fondant for covering your cake.

Fondant wired stars will be made to decorate your cake.

You will learn how to use edible gold paint to add another dimension.
Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.

A light lunch and refreshments are provided.

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Drip Cake Delight 9.30 am to 6 pm

Cost of the class $280 Suitable for all ages including high school age

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

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

Jackie will demonstrate how to make a delicious tasting chocolate ganache drip effect.

Learn how to create a smooth coating on your cake.

Master how to use a piping bag to achieve piped swirls of decoration. Get creative with different candies to decorate.

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

Lunch and light refreshments will be provided.

Please wear enclosed shoes, an apron will be provided.

 

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Unicorn buttercream cake Cost of class $280 9.30 am to 6 pm

Suitable for adults and High School Students.

 

In this class, you will learn how to layer a cake and apply a layered filling of delicious buttercream.

Learn how to create a multicolored swirl buttercream effect.

Jackie will demonstrate how to make a delicious tasting buttercream and you will make yours too.

Learn how to create a smooth coating on your cake.

You will create edible horns and ears with fondant and paint with edible gold paint for this whimsical design.

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

Lunch and light refreshments will be provided.

Please wear enclosed shoes, an apron will be provided.

 

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Unicorn cupcakes Cost of class $149 (3-4 hours)

Suitable for adults and High School Students.

In this class, you will be shown how to make a delicious vanilla buttercream recipe, used by Jackie.
You will learn how to make colored buttercream and be shown Jackie’s techniques for piping.

Fondant ears and unicorn horns will be made and you will learn how to use edible gold powder to paint with.

The vanilla cupcakes will already be baked for you.
Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.

Everything is provided including a box for the cupcakes, to take home.

 

Cookie class Contemporary Cakes and Classes

 

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Everything Cookies 1-day class 9.30 am- 6 pm Cost of class $325

Suitable for adults and High School Students.
Learn how to make a vanilla shortbread cookie and learn how to roll it out to the right thickness and then bake.

You will then decorate your baked cookie and decorate with a variety of decorations including fondant and flood icing and royal icing piping. Take your cookie-making to the next level.
You will learn how to package them, to keep them fresh and longer shelf life.
A light lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.
Everything is provided.

 

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3D Handbag class Cost of class $380 1 day class 9.30 am -6 pm. 

 

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 fondant cutouts and how to apply them to the cake.

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

Please wear comfortable enclosed shoes.

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

Suitable for adults and High School Students.

 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 color 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.

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Teddy bear toppers short bite-size class

3-hour class Cost of class $150

Check our class calendar in our online store, for availability.

Suitable for adults and High School Students.

 

In this class, you will learn how to model a teddy bear topper and a cutesy lion topper using modeling paste.

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

Please wear enclosed shoes. Light refreshments will be provided.

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......................

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 certainly shows in your work. I am eager to complete another course.

Brisbane Cake decorating Classes

 

Did you know every cake Jackie demonstrates in each class, she then delivers the next day to the families at Ronald McDonald House South Brisbane?

By supporting our business you are supporting other families too.

Ronald Mcdonald donated cakes Contemporary Cakes and Classes

Ronald Mcdonald donated cakes Contemporary Cakes and Classes

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

All our classes provide everything, there is nothing you need to bring, even an apron is provided, your creativity will be packaged for you to take home.

Class Gift vouchers are also available

Do you want to be able to bake and decorate for 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, but it is also all of her tips along the way, to make what you do successfully.

You will also be provided with 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.